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Can I fulfill my teaching service obligation by teaching in a high need content area other than the one I was certified in?
No, in order to fulfill your 2 year teaching service obligation, you must teach in the content area you have been certified in. ... Read More
Can I teach while I am pursuing my degree?
Can I teach while I am pursuing my degree? You can teach with an internship certificate in place of your student teaching. Please note that this does NOT count towards your teaching service obligation. Your 2 year teaching service obligation begins AFTER you graduate. ... Read More
Does my scholarship cover housing/cost of living expenses?
Does my scholarship cover housing/cost of living expenses? The scholarship does not cover housing nor does it provide a stipend for living expenses. ... Read More
How much is my scholarship?
How much is my scholarship? Generally the Teach New York: NYC Partnership for Teacher Excellence Scholarship provides 100% of tuition and fees for science education students and 75% of tuition for math education students. ... Read More
How much is the scholarship?
Mathematics education students receive generous scholarships. Science education students receive full tuition scholarships.... Read More
I am a recipient of a NYC Partnership for Teacher Excellence Scholarship. How long do I have to commit to teaching after I graduate and what am I committing to?
NYC Partnership for Teacher Excellence Scholarship recipients agree to participate in the exciting activities of the Partnership program which includes tutoring and mentoring, placement in host schools for field work, and placement with the NYC Department of Education. Recipients also agree to teach... Read More
I applied for the scholarship but did not receive it. Can I be reconsidered?
I applied for the scholarship but did not receive it. Can I be reconsidered? Unfortunately if you previously applied and and did not receive the scholarship, you cannot be reconsidered. ... Read More
I have a bachelor's degree in Math/Science Education and am eligible for initial teacher certification. Am I eligible for the NYC Partnership Scholarships?
Unfortunately no, you are not eligible. Those who have already received degrees in teacher education and/or already hold teacher certification are not eligible for the NYC Partnership for Teacher Excellence program. Part of the philosophy of the Partnership program is to recruit new people to the fi... Read More
I really want to apply for the scholarship, but my GPA was not that great, do I have a chance?
I really want to apply for the scholarship, but my GPA was not that great, do I have a chance? The scholarship committee does not base their decision on academics alone; they look at the total picture of your scholarship application which includes all aspects of your graduate admissions a... Read More
What are the eligible programs?
The eligible programs for the NYC Partnership Scholarships are:
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What is the application like for the NYC Partnership for Teacher Excellence Scholarship?
The application process requires you to indicate your program of interest and submit a typewritten, double-spaced, two- to five-page statement explaining your interests in teaching in a high-need discipline in a high-need public school in New York City. Selected candidates may be contacted for... Read More
What is the difference between teacher education MA students who participate in the NYC Partnership for Teacher Excellence and regular M.A. students in teacher education?
Partnership students become part of a specific network of concerned and motivated professionals. They receive special mentoring and tutoring opportunities and are placed in host schools designated for Partnership students for their observation and student teaching. Partnership students also particip... Read More
When is the application deadline for the NYC Partnership for Teacher Excellence Scholarship?
The application for the NYC Partnership Scholarship must be submitted by March 1, 2007. In addition, you must submit a completed degree application by the appropriate deadline.... Read More
Where are Teach New York: NYC Partnership for Teacher Excellence Scholarship graduates teaching?
Where are Teach New York: NYC Partnership for Teacher Excellence Scholarship graduates teaching? Here is a sample of where some of our recent graduates will be teaching: LESP Castle MS 223 East Side Community HS MS 45 High School for Dual Language University Neighborhood HS High ... Read More
Where can I learn more about the Teach New York: NYC Partnership for Teacher Excellence Scholarship?
For more information, please contact: Kara Angèle PressleyScholarship and Outreach AdministratorNYU Steinhardt – Office of Graduate Admissions82 Washington Square East, 3rd FloorNew York, NY 10003(212) firstname.lastname@example.org... Read More
Who is an ideal candidate for the NYC Partnership for Teacher Excellence Scholarship?
An ideal candidate would be motivated and committed to teaching in a high-need school in New York City and present a strong academic background in their chosen content area.... Read More
Will I receive job placement assistance?
Will I receive job placement assistance? Yes, the New York City Department of Education in conjunction with NYU Steinhardt will arrange job fairs and provide multiple opportunities for you to network and become familiar with the New York City school system and the hiring process. In add... Read More