Fellowships and Internships
The Program in Teacher Preparation offers fellowship opportunities to students at Princeton University. Students interested in learning more about the availability of fellowships and internships and the deadlines for application should see a member of the program staff.
ROCKEFELLER BROTHERS FUND FELLOWSHIP
Founded in 1992, the Rockefeller Brothers Fund Fellowship is available to undergraduate students of color who are currently in their junior year of study. The fellowship provides up to $22,000 in financial assistance to students of color who apply and enroll full-time in a master's program in teacher education or an education-related program in the fall following graduation. The goal of the fellowship is to increase the number of highly qualified teachers of color in K-12 public education in the United States. Princeton University can nominate up to two students each year. If selected as a fellow, students are required to complete a summer project between their junior and senior year as well as attend a summer program hosted by the Rockefeller Brothers Fund. Applications are available in the fall and are due in December.
JAMES MADISON FELLOWSHIP
The James Madison Fellowship is available to seniors and recent graduates of Princeton University who wish to become secondary school teachers of American history and social studies. The fellowships provide up to $24,000 over a two year period to help prospective teachers earn a master's degree with an emphasis on the United States Constitution. Studies can include completion of requirements for teacher certification. Applications are usually due in late February or early March. Princeton University may nominate up to three seniors or recent graduates each year. Potential candidates may also apply directly for fellowships to:
James Madison Memorial Fellowship Program
P.O. Box 6304
Princeton, NJ 08541‑6304
THE COLET FELLOWSHIP
St. Paul's School, an independent secondary school for boys (day and boarding) in London, offers a graduating senior or a graduate student the opportunity to teach, coach and serve an ambassadorial function at the school for an academic year. Room and board and a monetary stipend are provided. Transportation to and from London must be financed by the candidate. Applications are made in December and January.
THE ANNENBERG FELLOWSHIP
Eton College, an independent secondary boarding school for boys, situated on the Thames River across from Windsor Castle, offers a graduating senior or graduate student the opportunity to teach, coach and serve as American ambassador to the school for an academic year. A monetary stipend, room and board, and one round trip air ticket are provided. Applications are usually made in February, and Eton interviews in late March or early April. Information on the 2012-2013 Fellowship
can be found on the International Fellowship
THE SHERBORNE US FOUNDATION FELLOWSHIP
Sherborne School, a boys' independent school in England founded by Royal Charter in 1550, offers graduating seniors or graduate students an opportunity to teach, tutor and serve as US Foundation Fellow for an academic year. A salary, room and board are provided. Applications are usually made in March, and Sherborne will interview through videoconference in late March or early April. Information on the 2012-2013 Fellowship can be found on the International Fellowship page.