Application Process

Step 1: Apply Online

  • Enter your personal information and teaching history.
  • Upload your academic transcripts and formal school observation report.
  • Submit your most recent Praxis Exam score.
  • Submit a personal statement and the names of three references.

Step 2: Finalist Interview Notification

  • Select candidates will receive invitations to a finalist interview.

Step 3: Finalist Interviews

  • Finalists will attend a full-day interview, consisting of group and individual activities.

Step 4: Fellowship Decisions

  • Decisions are issued via email.

Step 5: Fellowship Orientation

  • Teachers who are awarded a fellowship, will begin their program with an orientation in August 2018.
Fellowship Application Launch Date Final Praxis Exam Date Written Application Deadline Interview Notification In-Person Interview Dates Acceptance Notification
Early Career Jan 10 May 12 May 18 Jun 15 Jun
28 & 29*
Beginning of July
Master Teacher Jan 10 Apr 14 Apr 20 May 18 Jun
9, 10, 16 & 17*
End of June
Renewal Master Teacher Dec 7 N/A Jan 16 Feb 7 Feb 12 - Mar 9 Mid-March

*Candidates will be assigned one of the interview dates above. Interviews will be conducted from 9:00AM - 5:00PM.

MƒA Early Career Fellowship
MƒA Master Teacher Fellowship
MƒA Master Teacher Fellowship (II, III, or IV)

**Only for internal candidates who are in their final year of a Master Teacher Fellowship.**

Applying for an MƒA fellowship was a great learning experience and reflection exercise. I feel grateful to be part of the MƒA community, which is such an inspiring environment, because everyone here is motivated and excited about teaching.

- Anna Maria Houshangi, MƒA Early Career Teacher