TFA Graduate Fellowship applications due March 1

By December 7, 2016

Applications for the second annual Teach For America Graduate Fellowship at Delta State are open now until March 1, 2017.

“This opportunity includes furthering your education at Delta State, while also participating in impactful social innovation that can lead to creating the future you envision for yourself and your community,” said Harrison Wood, program coordinator.

The second cohort of social entrepreneurs will consist of 10 Teach For America alumni who will pursue their own individualized project addressing barriers in the community. The cohort will regularly convene to share experiences in a collaborative environment.

“By participating in this program, you will be able to apply your passion towards goals to help reimagine what is possible for Mississippi,” added Wood. For more information or to set up a meeting, contact Wood at

Potential participants are asked to contact Wood to sign up for one of the upcoming TFA Fellows Virtual Information Sessions. Dates included:
– Jan. 11, 2017 at 5 p.m.
– Jan. 24, 2017 at 6 p.m.
– Feb. 9, 2017 at 5:30 p.m.

This is a collaborative project with Teach For America and it is funded by The Robert M. Hearin Foundation.

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