The Knowles Teaching Fellowship is a five-year program that provides early-career, high school mathematics and science teachers with access to invaluable resources that help them transform into great teachers who make a difference in the lives of students in their classroom, their school and beyond.
Knowles Teaching Fellows have access to more than $50,000* in funding
for professional development,
classroom materials and stipends over the course of the five-year Fellowship.
* Fellows are eligible for grants, but must request funds.
Coaching & Mentoring
Knowles Teaching Fellows are supported by experienced teachers who assist with a wide range of personal and professional challenges faced by new teachers.
Knowles Teaching Fellows are able to tap into a national network of more than 500 teachers who support one another in their efforts to improve education.
To be eligible for a 2024 Knowles Teaching Fellowship, individuals must:
Read Why New Math and Science Educators Should Apply for a Knowles Education Fellowship
Knowles has provided me with relationships that sustain me. I regularly connect with program officers for advice and support on school/classroom issues. I also connect with other Fellows probably two to three times a week to discuss what is happening in our classrooms/lives and to support one another. We share curriculum, stories, and laughter.”
For me, the key to avoiding burnout is staying inspired as a learner and creative as a teacher. The financial support of Knowles has kept me in the classroom by helping me reach both of these goals."
Know a Potential Fellow?
Do you know someone who is starting their career as a high school mathematics or science teacher? If so, the Knowles Teaching Fellowship could be the opportunity of a lifetime. Please fill out the form below to refer a potential Fellowship applicant. Once you submit this form, an email about the Knowles Teaching Fellowship will automatically be sent to the prospective Fellow.