Knowles Science Teaching Foundation Fellowships

Website: Knowles Science Teaching Foundation


If you are passionate about teaching high school science and/or mathematics in the United States, and are dedicated to challenging and supporting all students, the Knowles Science Teaching Foundation (KSTF) Teaching Fellowship could help you succeed in ways you’ve never imagined.

KSTF supports passionate, dedicated teachers to thrive in the profession, lead from the classroom and become change agents in education. The KSTF five-year Fellowship, one of the most generous and comprehensive professional development programs for science and mathematics teachers, provides its Fellows access to a close, collaborative community of like-minded colleagues.


KSTF Teaching Fellowships are intended to support beginning high school science and mathematics teachers in the United States.

To be eligible for consideration, individuals must:

  • Have the capacity and determination to commit to teaching as their primary career;
  • Have earned a degree in a major related to the mathematics or science discipline they intend to teach between 2014 and September 1, 2024;
  • Have earned or will earn a valid state teaching credential/certificate/license that enables them to teach mathematics or science in grades 9-12 in the United States no earlier than January 1, 2019 and no later than September 1, 2024;
  • Be entering their first, second, or third year as teacher of record during the 2024–2025 academic year.

* For the purpose of eligibility, we consider an applicant’s first year of teaching to be the first year in which they teach full time for the full academic year as the teacher-of-record.

If you have questions about eligibility, please contact us at with questions.

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Student Type
  • senior
  • graduate
Citizen Type
  • US Citizen
  • Permanent Resident
  • International or Other Visa Status
  • Undocumented

Application form and detailed instructions available online:

You will need:

  • completed application form
  • essays
  • transcripts 
  • letters of recommendation
Contact Information

Questions can be directed to: