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Apply for Unique Paid Summer Professional Development

The Ignited Summer Fellowship Program places eligible K-16 teachers of all subjects into high-performance work sites for the summer. Teachers work full-time for eight weeks, complete a project for their Fellowship Hosts, and are paid $9,000 for their work. Teachers also spend approximately 10% of their time focusing on how they will transfer their Summer Fellowship experience back to their students and colleagues.

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Applicant Support


Complete your application by March to increase your chances of being offered a Fellowship.

Visit Application Tips for ways in which you can strengthen your application to increase your chances of earning a Fellowship!

Express interest in Fellowship projects


Complete 8-week Summer Fellowship


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