Graduate Teaching Fellows Program

University of Maryland is offering Graduate Teaching Fellows Program for senior graduate students who have taught at UMD for at least a year. It provides an opportunity for Graduate Teaching Assistants to document and share their insights to enhance teaching and learning experience at the University of Maryland. Fellows will be selected on the basis of previous involvement with teaching and learning and the promise of their application narratives.

The University of Maryland is the state’s flagship and land-grant institution with 37,500 students.  It is a member of the Association of American Universities.

Eligibility:

  • Senior graduate students who have completed their required coursework, passed their qualifying exams (or are in the final year of their program)
  • Have taught at UMD for at least a year may apply to be a Graduate Teaching Fellow
  • Fellows must be available to meet on campus regularly throughout the fall and spring semesters

How to Apply:

The applicants can apply for the fellowship program by filling the on-line application form. The link is:

https://umdsurvey.umd.edu/jfe/form/SV_4YeYnp5iAR1X3I9

Supporting Documents:

  • A letter describing teaching experiences and articulating interest in being a fellow
  • A letter of support from an advisor or other appropriate umd faculty member

Award Amount:

Upon completion of the year-long program and implementation of the Graduate Teaching Fellow Project, Graduate Fellows receive a stipend of $1,000.

Application Deadline:

Applications for the 2015-2016 Graduate Teaching Fellows are due Monday, August 31, 2015. Letters of support must be submitted by Tuesday, September 8th.

Link for more information:

http://tltc.umd.edu/events/grad_teaching_fellows.pdf

Contact Information:

Applicants can mail to: tltc-at-umd.edu, if they have any question.

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