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
- Receive specialized training in teaching methods, curriculum development, and
- 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.