Teaching Scholarships in New York

  • Math for America New York Fellowship

    The MFA NY Fellowship is a five-year program where recent college graduates and mid-career professionals make a commitment to teach math in New York City public secondary schools. MFA Fellows are mathematically talented individuals who are new to teaching.

  • MFA Early Career Fellowship

    The MFA NY Early Career Fellowship provides professional support and growth opportunities to current new teachers of secondary mathematics in a New York City public school or recent graduates of education training programs who are certified to teach in New York City, have secured an eligible job, and are committed to ongoing professional development.

  • MFA Master Teacher Fellowship

    The MFA NY Master Teacher Fellowship in Mathematics and Science is a four-year program that rewards outstanding experienced public secondary school mathematics and science teachers. The program includes stipends of up to $60,000 over four years, and provides opportunities to design and lead high quality professional workshops, mentor early career teachers, and share innovations and best practices with like-minded colleagues.

  • MFA School Leader Fellowship

    The new MFA School Leader Fellowship is a two-year program for mathematics teachers who have moved into leadership positions in their schools. Geared towards school administrators who supervise the mathematics faculty, the MFA School Leader Fellowship offers a mathematics-rich community for professional administrators in the New York City Department of Education who are looking for support to further the development of the mathematics community in their school.


    For those getting a master’s degree in teaching in New York, for uncertified candidates only. For those seeking to help in underserved or special populations, such as speech pathology or bilingual education.

  • Mercy College: The Linda Christof Guglielmo Scholarship Fund

    Requirements: 3.0 GPA minimum, demonstrated need, education major at Mercy College.

  • Mercy College: Steinitz Memorial Fund

    Presented annually to the outstanding student in the education program at Mercy College. Student must have more than 45 credits.

  • City College of New York: Education Scholarships

    A variety of scholarships.

  • City College of New York: The Jacob Holman Memorial Scholarship

    Pays full tuition for senior year. Must have 90+ credits and be committed to pursuing a teaching job in the NYC school system.

  • TEACLU Scholarship Program

    Can be renewed, awarded to 500 teachers. Can cover tuition and fees for those studying education.

  • NYU Education Scholarships

    Awarded to outstanding students, selected by the College of Education at NYU. More info NYU Education Scholarships can be found