• All applications must be submitted online by 11:59PM (EST) on Monday, January 13, 2020.  Applications that are incomplete, including those that do not include all necessary documentation, will not be considered.
  • All applications will undergo an initial screening to verify eligibility. Applicants will be notified by email if their application is deemed ineligible.
  • Eligible applications will move forward for evaluation by the North Carolina Teaching Fellows Commission, who will select the applicants that will be invited for a finalist interview. Invitations to finalist interviews will be sent by the end of February.
  • Following the interviews, the NC Teaching Fellows Commission will conduct a final review to select those finalists who will be offered a Teaching Fellows award. All those offered an award will be notified by email by April 1, 2020.
  • Awardees must accept or decline their award by 11:59PM (EST) on May 1, 2020.


All applicants are strongly encouraged to review our Frequently Asked Questions page prior to submitting an application.  Please also review the Application and Selection Preparation Guide




For any questions about the program, application, or selection process, please contact us at ncteachingfellows@northcarolina.edu.