Entries for the Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship (AEF) Program are now being invited. This call is intended to the U.S. citizens who have teaching experience in STEM discipline. A range of benefits will be given to the winning candidates. The closing date of application is November 17, 2016.
The U.S. Department of Energy is glad to announce Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship (AEF) Program. To be eligible for the fellowship, you must have been teaching at least five of the last seven years in a STEM discipline at a public or private elementary or secondary school. The fellows will spend eleven months in a Federal agency or U.S. Congressional office engaged in education policy and/or program related activities.
Successful applicants will get a monthly living stipend of $7,500 and many more benefits.
Level and Area of Studies
Non-degree program in STEM field.
Place of Study
In the United States of America.
Eligibility and Criteria
- Be a U.S. citizen at the time of applying (by the November 17, 2016, application deadline).
- Have a minimum of five complete years of full-time classroom teaching experience prior to submitting the application. Student teaching does not count toward this minimum full-time teaching requirement.
- Have been teaching full-time in a public or private elementary or secondary school for at least five of the last seven years in a science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) discipline. Current employment may be as an educator or district official.
- Be currently employed full-time in a public or private elementary or secondary school or school district in the U.S.
- Be able to provide a letter of recommendation from a school district official as one of their three required letters of recommendation.
- Be able to obtain a leave of absence from teaching in order to participate in the program for the full eleven months.
Only the U.S. citizens are invited to apply.
Application should be made online through the link below.
November 17, 2016.