The Teaching Fellows application for South Carolina students who will be graduating during the 2015-16 school year will be available on this page beginning September 1st of 2015. 

Teaching Fellows Application

Follow these steps to apply for Teaching Fellows


The Teaching Fellows application will be open September 1st, 2015 - December 1st, 2015 at 11:45PM.


Qualifying applicants are invited to a regional interview, and all applicants are notified as to whether they have been selected for this second phase of the process.The purpose of the interview is to assess the following: communication skills, commitment to teaching, problem solving ability, originality and knowledge of world and educational processes.


Applicants will be scheduled to complete a thirty (30) minute writing prompt during the interview. Scores from the interview and writing prompt will be combined with the initial application score to make up a final total composite score. Up to 200 of the top scorers will be offered Teaching Fellowships. Other qualifying applicants will be placed on an alternate list.


To apply for Teaching Fellows, you must be:

  • a United States citizen or permanent resident alien legally authorized to be in the United States (Please note - students categorized as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) are not eligible for Teaching Fellows)

  • a legal resident of South Carolina

  • a high school senior

Teaching Fellows Institutions

The Teaching Fellows program is available at the following institutions:


**Furman snd SC State no longer accept new students into 
their Teaching Fellows Program.   

Visit the Teaching Fellows Institutions page for more info.


E-mail or call Katie Gibson at 803-323-4032.

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