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Urban Immersion Fellowship

Tentative Program Dates

Monday, June 17 through Friday, August 2, 2019

Informational session:

  • Sunday, January 20, 2019 from 4:00 - 5:00 PM
  • Room 252 Erickson Hall

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 for fellowship completion
  • Lodging, board, and transportation costs incurred by individual fellow (housing options can be provided)

Criteria for Application:

  • Current Sophomore, Junior, or Senior in Teacher Preparation Program OR current Freshman in the Urban Educators Cohort Program
  • Writing sample describing commitment to urban education
  • One recommendation submitted by a faculty member or other person familiar with your work. NOTE: Make sure you have requested permission from the person before you list them in the system.  References must be submitted via the website - instructions for submitting online will be sent with the request for a reference upon completion of the application.

Application Deadline:

Monday, February 11, 2019


For more information, contact:
Dr. Sonya Gunnings-Moton
Michigan State University
College of Education
Erickson Hall
620 Farm Lane, Room 517B
(517) 432-5093

The application is currently closed. Please check back on January 21, 2019.