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  • Eligibility

    Who can be a GK-12 Fellow?

    Applicants must be:

    • Seeking a Ph.D. in engineering or physics at Drexel University; preference will be given to students who have passed their candidacy exams

    • U.S. Citizens or Permanent Residents

    • Enthusiastic about sharing knowledge of science, math and technology and able to communicate this knowledge to audiences of students, faculty and staff at all levels of expertise.

    • Patient; able to work as part of a team in a fast-paced and sometimes chaotic middle school classroom setting; comfortable serving as a role model for higher education and learning in general.

    • Extremely dependable; mature; able to adapt quickly to changing needs and circumstances.

    • Positive and upbeat; able to inspire children to want to learn but who donít always have the confidence or tools, and support teachers who are sometimes overwhelmed by their many daily responsibilities.