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Teaching In Detroit
James Patterson scholar Joshua Johnson spent the summer teaching kids in Detroit.

Urban Immersion Fellowship

Tentative Program Dates

Monday, June 19, 2017 through Friday, August 4, 2017

Informational session:

  • Sunday, February 5, 2017, 4:00-5:00 p.m.
  • Erickson Hall KIVA

You are invited to participate in a program created by Michigan State University's College of Education designed to develop highly effective urban educators and leaders.

Program Specifics:

This is an excellent paid fellowship opportunity, offered on a competitive basis, which includes:
  • Seven-week summer fellowship opportunity in the city of Detroit, Michigan
  • Work with Detroit Schools Summer School Programming or Detroit-based non-profit community entity serving children, youth and families
  • In-depth exposure to the city of Detroit and community resources
  • Total stipend payment of $3,500.00 for fellowship completion
  • Lodging, board, and transportation costs incurred by individual fellow (housing options can be provided)

Criteria for Application:

  • Current Junior or Senior in Teacher Preparation program
    or
    Current Sophomore in UECP or GECP
  • Writing sample describing commitment to urban education
  • Recommendation from MSU education faculty
  • Online application will be available Monday, February 6, 2017

Application Deadline:

by 4:30 p.m. Friday, February 24, 2017

For more information, contact:
Dr. Sonya Gunnings-Moton
Michigan State University
College of Education
Erickson Hall
620 Farm Lane, Room 518D
Email: gunnings@msu.edu
(517) 432-5093

The application system is now closed to students.