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KEY DATES AND INFORMATION:
- Applications Open on October 1, 2021
- Eligible applicants are undergraduate persons of color majoring in a STEM subject and returning to their undergraduate studies in the fall of 2022. See more below, must be at least a sophomore to apply.
- Browne STEM Fellowship Overview & Application page
- This page includes information about our partners and Marjorie Lee Browne in addition to details on the fellowship.
- Early Application Deadline: Friday, January 15 – 11:59pm
- Final Application Deadline: Friday, February 15 – 11:59pm
The Marjorie Lee Browne STEM Education Fellowship is the result of a partnership between Memphis Teacher Residency (MTR), Bridge to Enter Advanced Mathematics (BEAM), and the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, TN. The fellowship is designed to:
- Inspire undergraduate persons of color to pursue careers in STEM education within underserved public schools in Memphis, TN
- Equip fellows with a historical perspective of The Civil Rights Movement, Christian faith, and their intersection with education
- Create pathways for underserved students to become scientists, mathematicians, engineers, and computer scientists
TO APPLY for the Browne STEM Fellowship, you must:
- Be an undergraduate person of color enrolled in a four-year college/university, be at least a college sophomore, and not be graduating until after summer 2022 (If you are graduating before summer of 2022, please consider the residency instead.)
- Be interested in STEM education, STEM major preferred. Strong math knowledge and math background. You do not have to be an education major to participate!
- Have a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or higher.
- Have US Citizenship, Permanent Residency (Green Card) or DACA status
- Be able to work the entire camp employment term of June 5 – July 2, 2022
DETAILS of the fellowship include:
- Four-week summer internship from June 5 to July 2, 2022
- Serve as a Teaching Assistant and Counselor at a math-focused STEM camp for rising 7th graders who are passionate about math and science
- Intensive pedagogical and content training through the Memphis Teacher Residency internship experience
- Additional summer trainings on cultural competencies, the Civil Rights movement, faith, and the impact of all three on education
- An end-of-summer dinner recognizing and honoring the recipients
- $1,500 summer stipend, and $1,000 fellowship award.
Stella Anosike – Recruiter – firstname.lastname@example.org
More About Memphis Teacher Residency
Memphis Teacher Residency (MTR) recruits, trains, and supports effective teachers in a Christian context. MTR believes educational inequality is among the greatest social justice and civil rights issues of today. MTR offers 3 ways to get involved in the work of Equal Education: 1 job for college seniors and alumni and 2 paid summer internships for current college students.
Christian Love Expressed in Equal Education
As a response to the gospel mandate to love our neighbors as ourselves, MTR will partner to provide students in Memphis neighborhoods with the same, or better, quality of education as is available to any student in Memphis by recruiting, training, and supporting effective teachers within a Christian context.
Restored Communities Living with Dignity and in Peace
The vision of MTR is to use our specific work within education, in partnership with other holistic organizations, to help restore communities so that all individuals can become empowered contributors to our city and people of all races and classes can engage with one another in peace.