Dynamic and focused, the Fellowship programs link theory with action and classroom learning with real-world experiences.
Education Fellowship Info Session
Wednesday, September 26 at 6 pm
Our highly selective, full-tuition fellowships offer unparalleled opportunities for hands-on field experiences. Fellows have a field-based professional experience on site while taking a full load of master’s courses - enabling them to earn a Master of Education degree (M.Ed.) in one year tuition free. Check out our How to Apply page for more information on application requirements and deadlines.
Fellowships are offered in:
- Master of Education in Community Engagement
- Master of Education in Higher Education
- Master of Education in Teacher Education
What’s the difference between the traditional program and a fellowship?
|Application Deadline||Rolling||January 12, 2019|
|Tuition||Responsibility of the student||Covered by the Fellowship|
|Fees||Responsibility of the student||Responsibility of the student (fees are not covered by the Fellowship)|
|Course Schedule||Selected with an advisor; courses may begin at any time.||Selected by the Fellowship program; courses begin in Summer I (May)|
|Time to complete the program||Varies, dependent on the number of courses taken during a semester.||One calendar year|
|Practicum completion and placement (Teacher Education Fellowship only)||Students are eligible for practicum when all academic requirements have been met, and all MTELs passed. Practicum typically occurs in the final semester, and coordinated through Merrimack.||Completed while taking courses in the fall, spring, and summer I terms. Fellows are expected to be at their placements for the entire school year (end of August - end of June).|
|Merrimack student status||
Part-time (4 credits)
Full-time (8 credits)
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts mandates that all students enrolling in nine (9) or more credit hours must be covered by health insurance.
|Responsibility of the student. May be waived with proof of other insurance.||Responsibility of the student. Fellows will be enrolled in more than 9 credit hours in the fall and spring semesters. May be waived with proof of other insurance.|
|Access to Merrimack facilities||Full access||Full access|