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Eligibility Requirements

IISME Service Area

Teachers are eligible to apply for the Ignited Summer Fellowship Program if they meet the following requirements:

  1. Teach in Our Service Area
    • Bay Area teachers must currently teach any grade, K-16, full-time in Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz or Solano County. 
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    • All teachers must be contracted to teach full-time during the following school year in the Ignited service area.
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    • If you do not teach in one of the counties listed above and are interested in an Fellowship, please contact Ignited.
  2. Committed to Teaching
    • Completed at least two years of full-time teaching in any discipline by June of the current school year. 
    • Committed to continuing to teach for at least the next three years.
  3. Able and Available to Work Full-Time in a Non-Teaching Job
    • Have a legal right and necessary documents to work in the US in a non-teaching job. 
    • Available full-time during standard business hours for the Fellowship period.