Francis Parker School/University of San Diego Fellowship

The University of San Diego School of Leadership and Education Sciences and Francis Parker Middle School (grade 6-8) co-sponsor a teaching fellow program, designed to enhance the professional opportunities for master’s degree candidates.  Fellows will receive both an hourly stipend from Francis Parker, and a 12-unit scholarship from the university. 

A Francis Parker/University of San Diego Teaching Fellow is responsible for the traditional duties associated with a successful classroom teaching assistantship including assisting the supervising teacher with classroom activities, facilitating individual and small group sessions with students, program and lesson preparation, and evaluation of students. Fellows will receive support and advisement from the supervising teacher, appropriate department leaders, and school principal. 

For the 2014-2015 year, strong preference will be given to those students with a background or interest in science, math or Spanish language. Applicants must be available to commit 20 hours per week at the school.

Scholarship Requirements

To be eligible for the for the University of San Diego SOLES/Francis Parker Fellowship, the following criteria must be satisfied:

  • Must be a continuing Graduate Student pursuing a Master of Education (MEd) degree, in the School of Leadership and Education Sciences.
  • Must be able to commit 20 hours a week to school site during the traditional school year.
  • Must have completed 10 units of study prior to the application deadline.
  • Must be and remain in good academic standing each semester as per the University of San Diego’s Graduate Bulletin and program requirements.
  • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at

Fellowship Application


I understand these materials will be shared with personnel in both University of San Diego and Francis Parker School.
I understand that 20 hours per week is expected October through June.

Please click Submit only once.
Supplemental and optional application materials (such as formal resume, letters of recommendation) may be sent to School of Leadership and Education Sciences, Office of the Assistant Dean.

2014-2015 Academic Year Deadline: Wednesday, October 1, 2014