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Ignited Summer Fellowship Program

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Academic Level:
K-12 Educators
Faculty & Administrators

Ignited is a non-profit that offers a paid professional development program for full-time K-16 teachers in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Selected Fellows work full-time for 7 or 8 weeks to complete industry and research projects at companies and university labs. Fellows are paid up to $9,000 to complete an 8-week project and receive Alumni support to turn what they learn into a curriculum that engages students. Upon completing the program, teachers also become eligible to apply for Ignited's Fund for Innovation, a competitive $1,000 grant that supports exciting classroom ideas.

To be eligible for the Summer Fellowship Program, teachers must have:

-Completed at least two years of full-time teaching 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.

-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.

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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 3/18/2022
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