Fellowship Benefits

The Kenan Fellows Program supports exceptional teachers through tailored professional development, mentoring and internships. Teachers who complete the program say they feel a deeper connection to their community and grow professionally as part of a statewide network of teacher leaders.

  • Receive a $5,000 stipend as part of the fellowship award, and 80 hours of professional development focusing on building leadership capacity; and instructional strategies for integrating data literacy, digital learning and project-based learning
  • Deepen content knowledge through an immersive internship in a local industry or research lab setting
  • Learn about career pathways and STEM skills needed for students to succeed in the local and state workforce
  • Collaborate and connect with other educators, business leaders, and university researchers