Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship


The Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship seeks to attract talented, committed individuals with backgrounds in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields into teaching in high-need secondary schools in Pennsylvania.


Open Application

Eligibility Requirements

The Fellowship is open to college seniors, graduates and career changers who:

  • Have majored in and/or have 30 or more college-level credits in a STEM field (science, technology, engineering or math).
  • Demonstrate a commitment to the program and its goals.
  • Have U.S. citizenship or permanent residency.
  • Have attained, or expect to attain by June 30, 2020, a bachelor’s degree from an accredited U.S. college or university or its international equivalent. (Note: Undergraduate degrees earned outside the U.S. are accepted if an approved credential evaluator declares the degree equivalent to an earned U.S. bachelor’s degree.)
  • Have a cumulative undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale is preferred. (Note: Candidates who can demonstrate excellence through other avenues will also be considered. All applications are considered in their entirety and selection is based on merit.)

How to Apply

Campus Liaison

Elizabeth Colucci

Past Award Recipients at UB

Year Name Award Field(s) of Study Hometown Graduate School
2015 Graham Lyon Finalist
Physics, Math and Chemistry West Lafayette, IN Purdue University
2014 Megan Ross Recipient Chemistry and Classics Clarence Center, NY  
2011 Stephen Stauffer Recipient Chemistry  Owosso, MI Michigan State University