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Ignited Summer Fellowship Program

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Academic Level:
K-12 Educators
Faculty & Administrators

Ignited is a Bay Area non-profit partnering with companies and university labs, like Silicon Valley Bank, Synopsys, and Amazon, to provide K-16 Educators of all subjects with full-time, 7- or 8-week summer fellowships that focus on bringing modern and engaging real-world examples to the classroom! Teachers earn $9,000 for completing our professional development program and designing/implementing engaging curriculum to transfer their hands-on summer experience back to the classroom. Applications are now open, and positions begin to be filled in March.

To be eligible for an Ignited Fellowship, teachers must:

- Have completed at least two years of full-time teaching in any discipline by June of the current school year.

- Be committed to continuing to work in education for at least the next three years.

- Currently be employed by a school district as a full-time educator.

- Be contracted by a school to teach full-time during the following school year.

- Be able to commute to the SF Bay Area daily for the duration of the summer program.

- Have the legal right, and necessary documents, to work in the U.S. in a non-teaching job.

- Be available full-time during standard business hours for the Fellowship period.

For more information or to apply, please visit:

To explore the high quality, standards-based, Ignited (formerly IISME) Fellowship inspired STEM curriculum that can be downloaded and modified for use in any classroom, please visit

Application Deadline: 2/28/2022

Participating Institution(s):
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Ignited (Lead)
Stanford University
University of California, Berkeley
University of California, Santa Cruz

Program Materials:
 • Program Website 
movie  Program Video

This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Computational Sciences
Computer & Electrical Engineering
Computer Sciences
STEM Fields

Applied Physics
Applied Statistics
Computer Programming
Mathematics Education
Physical Sciences
STEM Education
Technology Transfer

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This program is funded by:
National Science Foundation (NSF)

Page last updated 7/21/2021
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