MAT Impact Fellow Scholarship

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Funded by the National Science Foundation, the MAT Impact Fellow Scholarship will provide financial and developmental support to scholarship recipients, providing fellows a unique and comprehensive educational experience in the MAT Secondary Education Math/Science program. Graduates will be better prepared to become successful educators in STEM fields, and will also be provided access to continued professional development. 

Information and Details

  • $11,000+ towards the cost of tuition and fees for the UWG MAT Program
  • Leadership opportunities in educational events (GYSTC camps, etc.)
  • Strong support system while enrolled in the program and up to 4 years post-graduation
  • Professional Development opportunities
  • Access, up to 3 times each, to Innovations Lab - Mobile and UWGLive Simulations
  • Tuition/fee waiver for 3 additional classes after graduating from the UWG MAT Program
  • $10,000 salary stipend per year for up to 4 years post-graduation
  • Hold a bachelor’s degree in a math or science discipline

  • Have NOT yet begun a full-time teaching position

  • Intend to teach in a math or science content area in grades 6-12

  • Must be a United States citizen
  • Have 2.7 or higher GPA
  • Acceptance into and completion of the UWG MAT program - Secondary Education Math or Science

  • Have NOT yet begun a full-time teaching position

  • Committed to teaching in a high needs school in Georgia for 4 years post-graduation

  • MAT Impact Application (Apply Here button)
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Current Resume
  • College transcripts
  • Personal statement detailing why you want to become a STEM educator


Grant number: 1852774

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