What is the Application Process?
Online Application The application should take approximately one to two hours to complete and includes the requirements outlined below. Applicants can start the application, save, and return to it before the submission deadline.
Resume (or Curriculum Vitae) Upload a resume which includes relevant education/professional development, leadership roles held, collaborative team work, and resource or curriculum development experiences.
Short Answer Questions Respond to questions supporting your candidacy as a fellow by:
Explaining the impact of using primary sources, historical thinking skills, and inclusive narratives on students within K-12 classrooms today.
Sharing the teaching methodologies behind differentiated, inquiry based student learning opportunities you have designed.
Providing evidence of productive team-based collaboration on curriculum projects or educational resource design.
Best Practice Sample Provide one sample of an educational resource you have created that addresses your qualifications as a fellow.
Recommenders Names and contact information of two recommenders who can address your skills and experiences as an educator and indicate support for your participation as a fellow are required.
Special consideration will be given to applicants who demonstrate the following throughout their application:
Integration of George Washington's biography, leadership, and complex legacies
Relevance to potential content themes (The Founding of the U.S. Government and Lives Bound Together: Enslavement in George Washington’s World)
Reference to material culture available within Mount Vernon's digital collection