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NC Teaching Fellows

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

    NC Teaching Fellows

    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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    Get $500 for testing on us!

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    Need to take a teaching test? We'll cover up to $500 in test prep and test registration fees. 

    You can:

    • Get unlimited access to Praxis test prep materials through Study.com.
    • Request a Praxis voucher so you can register for the test for free. This includes retakes!
    • Get reimbursed for additional exams, like the Pearson or EdTPA, or study materials that better suit your learning style, like 1-on-1 tutoring.
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    Partner Institutions

    • Elon University

      Elon University

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

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    •  Fayetteville State University

      Fayetteville State University

      Fayetteville State's academic programs consistently rank number one in multiple areas and among the most affordable in the nation. With one of the lowest tuition rates in the state, we provide a world-class education at a fraction of the price. 

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    • Meredith College

      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

      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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    • north carolina a&t state university

      North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University

      North Carolina A&T has expanded and adapted to become an institution well suited for the 21st century and beyond.  We believe in the power of our students to solve problems, both local and global, through technology, business, engineering, the arts and other endeavors. 

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    • UNC Charlotte

      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

      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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    • University of North Carolina at Pembroke

      University of North Carolina at Pembroke

      The University of North Carolina at Pembroke is a master’s-level university with a spirited community of more than 7,100 students.

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