SAT-TAS

Graduate Fellow Application (pdf)(Word)

Graduate Fellow Nomination Form (pdf)(Word)

STEM Faculty Mentor Project Agreement (pdf)(Word)

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Teacher Application (pdf)(Word)

Teacher Nomination Form (pdf)(Word)


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Application

Graduate Fellows

The Scientists as Teachers - Teachers as Scientists (SAT-TAS) project welcomes applications from Temple University Science and Engineering graduate students. This project was funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) in May 2009 and is projected to run for five years; Graduate Fellows receive a yearly $30,000 stipend, as well as full tuition and benefits.

Before completing an application, please make sure that you fulfill ALL of the following requirements:

  • have completed two years of full-time graduate education in biology, chemistry, physics, environmental science, or engineering;
  • are able to attend the Summer Institute at Temple University, which will be in session on June 27 and 28, 2013 and August 27, 2013 from 9am to 4pm, and work 25 hours in your lab with your participating teacher;
  • are a U.S. citizen or permanent resident;
  • can secure a letter of support from your graduate advisor who will agree to participate as a mentor;
  • are able to commit 15 hours per week to the project, 10 hours of which are spent working with participating teachers in their classrooms and the remainder working on related activities;
  • are available to take the "Science and Ethics" seminar.

If your answer to EACH of the above questions has been a "yes," please proceed with the remainder of the application by completing the Graduate Fellow Application, Fellow Nomination Form, and Mentor Agreement Form.

Selection Process:

Once applications are received, potential fellows will be interviewed by the PI and Co-PI's. Eight Graduate Fellows are selected annually to participate in the program. Collaborating teams are formed during the Summer Institute, based on the needs and interests of participating teachers and Graduate Fellows.

Deadline: March 22nd

Applications can be e-mailed to Ms. Demaris Watford at sattas@temple.edu, or faxed to 215-204-6646 to meet the March 22nd deadline. However, SIGNED hardcopies MUST be mailed and addressed to:

Ms. Demaris Watford - SATTAS
Rm. 255 Biolife Science Building
1900 N. 12th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122

High School Teachers

The Scientists as Teacher - Teachers as Scientists (SAT-TAS) project welcomes applications from teachers in School District of Philadelphia Schools. This project was funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) in May 2009 and is projected to run from May 2009 to May 2014. Upon completion of the program requirements, participants will receive a yearly $4,500 stipend and graduate credit.

Before proceeding further, please make sure that you fulfill ALL of the following requirements:

If your answer to EACH of the above questions has been a "yes," please proceed with the remainder of the application process by completing the Participating Teacher Application and the Teacher Nomination Form.

Deadline: April 5th

Applications can be e-mailed to Ms. Demaris Watford at sattas@temple.edu, or faxed to 215-204-6646 to meet the April 5th deadline. However, SIGNED hardcopies MUST be mailed and addressed to:

Ms. Demaris Watford - SATTAS
Rm. 255 Biolife Science Building
1900 N. 12th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122