MfA Fellows are mathematically sophisticated recent college graduates and mid-career professionals who are interested in using their talents to make a difference in the lives of young people by teaching secondary school mathematics in New York City public schools. Fellows commit to a five-year program that includes one year of full-time graduate study and four years of teaching mathematics in New York City secondary schools. MfA Fellows will: receive a full tuition scholarships to obtain a Master’s degree in Education at Bard College, New York University, or Teachers College, Columbia University; receive a stipend of $90,000 over five years; obtain a position as a secondary school math teacher in New York City; earn New York State teacher certification and a New York City teacher’s salary. Fellowships have also begun in Los Angeles and San Diego.
Who can apply: Seniors interested in teaching mathematics who are not Education minors.