Graduate Fellowships

Graduate Fellows


Completion of both UNIV 500 and UNIV 501.


Each Graduate Fellow commits to spending 30 hours on CTE-related activities over the course of the academic year and receives a stipend of $1,000 for their work.

Fellows are responsible for:

  • Designing and facilitating the CTE’s Pedagogy Workshop Series for Graduate Students. The series consists of four 90-min workshops per academic year. Each fellow leads the design and planning of one workshop and serves as a co-lead for another.
  • Providing feedback to other Fellows on their workshop design.
  • Attending all workshops in the Graduate Workshop Series.
  • Serving on Graduate Teaching Awards Committees.

Additional responsibilities may include:

  • Conducting classroom observations and consultations with graduate instructors of record.
  • Collaborating with CTE staff to develop or facilitate additional graduate student programming.
  • Designing and facilitating additional teaching-related events as needed.
Application Process

Prepare a letter of application, teaching statement, and sample syllabus. Then submit the online application form.

Graduate Teaching Fellow


Completion of all Graduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning coursework (UNIV 500, UNIV 501, UNIV 502, and UNIV 599).


The CTE Graduate Teaching Fellow is responsible for team-teaching COLL 300: Pedagogy for Student Instructors with a member of the CTE in both the fall and spring semesters; they receive a stipend of $2000 for their work. COLL 300 is a 6-week course required for all undergraduate students who want to lead a student-taught course (STC); in this class, undergraduates develop a syllabus, learn the basic principles of effective teaching, and receive guidance on their course proposal forms. The CTE Graduate Teaching Fellow will be listed as an instructor of record for COLL 300 and is responsible for administration and grading for the course, in addition to team-teaching.

Application Process

Prepare a letter of application and teaching portfolio. Then submit the online application form.