The application for the 2024 Hutch Teacher Fellowship will open early January 2024.
Applications close March 15, 2024 11:59pm PST. Please note that the Principal Commitment of Support form must be submitted by the person who you indicate on your application by March 31, 2024, 11:59pm PST.
Before you apply, we recommend that you review the application PDF (below) which has a summary of the application questions. Please note that the PDF is for reference only. To be considered for the fellowship, you must complete the online application and have the Principal Commitment of Support form completed and submitted by the deadlines published above.
1. Complete the application (the application will open early January 2024 and closes on March 15, 2024).
2. Obtain administrator or supervisor recommendation. After finishing the application, an automatic email will be sent to your listed principal/school representative with a link to a Principal Commitment of Support Form. Your principal/ school representative must submit this form by March 31, 2024, 11:59 pm PST. Please communicate with your recommender to advise them that the recommendation form is only sent after you submit your application.
Fellowship applicants must be:
In addition, please note that a social security number (SSN) or tax identification number (TIN) is required on intake forms.
We especially encourage applications from:
Unless teachers and researchers make prior arrangements together, the lab mentor will have the primary responsibility for selecting a teacher to work with. We will review initial applications and make recommendations to the mentors.
Teachers will negotiate the exact times and dates of their fellowship with their mentor, with most teachers spending 8 weeks in the lab each summer. The expectation is the equivalent of 12 weeks/year, inclusive of time spent working on curriculum and piloting lessons in classrooms. Pilot lessons are created by participants, but teachers may also pilot existing SEP curriculum and provide feedback to curriculum designers.
First year Fellows are expected to:
Second year Fellows are expected to:
The Hutch Fellowship for Excellence in STEM Teaching is a part of the Pathways to Cancer Research program funded by a Youth Enjoy Science (YES) grant from the National Cancer Institute (grant number R25CA221770). Pathways to Cancer Research materials are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the NCI or NIH.