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Apply for Unique Paid Summer Professional Development

The Ignited Summer Fellowship Program (SFP) 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 $9,800 total. Teachers are paid $25/hour for 280 hours of project-based work during an 8-week Fellowship Project and receive the remaining $2,800 in grants for creating and implementing curriculum based on summer work experience, with the support of a coach. 

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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

Learn how to Express Interest and prepare for Fellowship interviews

Complete 8-week Summer Fellowship


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