Featured Grant: The Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship Program

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February 2, 2012 Offers current science, math and technology teachers an opportunity to spend a year in Washington D.C., sharing their expertise with several government agency or congressional offices, as a service in the national public policy arena

Deadline: Applications due January 5, 2012
Eligibility: U.S. citizens with a minimum of five years full-time classroom teaching experience in a public or private elementary or secondary school in the areas of science, technology, engineering; must be currently employed full-time in a public or private elementary or secondary school or school district, able to provide a letter of recommendation from a school district official as one of three required letters of recommendation, and able to obtain approval for leave of absence from teaching in order to participate in the program for the full 11 months
Award: Monthly stipend of $6,000 plus a $1,000 monthly cost of living allowance
Number of Awards: Approximately 25

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