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North Carolina Teaching Fellows
We invest in you. You invest in the future.
North Carolina Teaching Fellows
We invest in you. You invest in the future.

What does it mean to be a North Carolina Teaching Fellow?

Being selected as a North Carolina Teaching Fellow means you're a part of a longstanding tradition of excellence and service.

    About the program

    North Carolina Teaching Fellows is a competitive, merit-based, forgivable loan program that provides up to $4,125 a semester ($8,250 a year) for up to four years to highly-qualified students committed to teaching special education or a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) field in a North Carolina public school.

    The purpose of the program is to recruit, prepare, and support students residing in or attending institutions of higher education located in North Carolina to become highly effective STEM or special education teachers in the State’s public schools.

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    Partner Institutions

    • Elon University

      Elon is a selective, mid-sized private university renowned as a national model for engaged and experiential learning.

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    • Meredith College

      Meredith is located in the heart of Raleigh, North Carolina’s capital city and one of the fastest-growing urban centers in the country.

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    • North Carolina State University

      NC State is a powerhouse in science, technology, engineering and math. We lead in agriculture, education, textiles, business and natural resources management.

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    • UNC Charlotte

      UNC Charlotte is North Carolina's urban research university. It leverages its location in the state's largest city to offer internationally competitive research and creative activity, exemplary undergraduate, graduate and professional programs, and a focused set of community engagement initiatives.

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    • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

      The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the nation’s first public university, serves North Carolina, the United States and the world through teaching, research and public service.

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