NSF GK12 FELLOWSHIPS for Graduate Students in Biology, Earth Science, Geography, Engineering, and Math & Statistics

  • Earn a stipend of $30,000 for 12 months from June 1, 2016-May 31, 2017.
  • Team with Grade 5-8 science teachers from Brookline or Cambridge and develop
  • lessons that incorporate technology and teach students about global change.
  • Work together to enhance curricula and content with labs, demos, units and hands-on activities.
  • Receive specialized training in teaching methods, curriculum development, and classroom dynamics.
  • Receive guidance and mentorship from a BU faculty member.
  • The Atmosphere and Climate Connections;
  • Hydrosphere - Fisheries, Marine Diversity and Marine Conservation
  • Biosphere - Biodiversity with a Focus on Walden Pond and Harvard Forest
  • Energy, conservation, and sustainability
  • Data, Measurement and Analysis
  • Must be a US citizen or permanent resident;
  • Maintain a GPA 3.0 or higher;
  • Be an advanced degree candidate who has already passed comps/qualifying exams;
  • Be able to commit for one full year beginning June 1, 2016 through May 31, 2017;
  • Participate in summer training program during June and July and eight-day teacher workshop, August 1-4 and 8-11, 2016;
  • Register for a two-credit interdisciplinary seminar held bi-weekly on Wednesdays from 4:00-5:30;
  • Spend 10 hours per week in the classroom and approximately 5 hrs. of preparation.
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Sponsored by the NSF GK-12 Program