With national and state Teachers of the Year among Elon’s graduates, the university is well known for its outstanding teacher education curriculum. To learn more information about the Teaching Fellows Program, visit the website.

作为一个研究员, you will be challenged by enriching experiences and a curriculum that is distinguished by many features:

  • Study abroad at the School of Education Center at the University of Otago in Dunedin, 新西兰. Fellows complete two
    education courses, one of which includes a five-week, full-time teaching placement in a local school.
  • Work with a faculty mentor on research investigating a problem or question related to your field of study. Fellows and faculty publish and present shared research.
  • Spend two Winter Terms engaged in domestic study experiences that will broaden your perspective and complement
    your education studies.
  • Tutor in local schools, participate in retreats and common readings with your cohort, attend academic seminars and take field trips to innovative schools.

Who should 应用?

学生 who are committed to educating future generations and have distinguished themselves as leaders are encouraged to
应用. 学生 should have a 3.8 GPA或以上. Twenty-five Teaching Fellows are selected each year based on academic criteria, essays and a faculty interview. The application deadline is January 17.

请注意: Music education majors must also complete a department audition in conjunction with their admission to Elon.

Program Benefits

奖学金

Twenty-five Teaching Fellows will receive scholarships valued at $7,500, which are renewable annually as long as the student remains a Fellow in good standing. This is in addition to any Presidential or Elon Engagement scholarship received.

American History Study Tour

This Winter Term course takes first-year Fellows on a visit to pre-revolutionary war historical sites along the Eastern seaboard, such as Boston and Philadelphia, where Fellows listen to historical interpretation and learn to critically assess the values and motivation of the interpreter.

Semester in 新西兰

Sophomore Teaching Fellows study abroad at the School of Education Center at the University of Otago in Dunedin, 新西兰. Fellows complete two education courses, one of which includes a five-week, full-time teaching placement in a local school. Elon provides airfare support and Fellows pay associated study abroad fees.

World language majors will study for a semester in a country appropriate to their language study.

Academic Seminar in Washington, D.C.

During Winter Term, Junior Fellows participate in a two-week academic seminar with site visits in Washington, D.C., to learn about factors affecting education policies and how to become leaders in educational advocacy.

Inquiry with 教师 Mentor

Junior Fellows work with a faculty mentor on research investigating a problem or question related to their field of study. Fellows and faculty present and publish shared research.

Enrichment Experiences

Seminars on important issues in education, campus cultural events, volunteer tutoring and field trips to innovative area schools supplement Teaching Fellows’ professional development.