Elevate Tutoring Fellowship for Undergrad students in the Bay area

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Elevate Tutoring

Listing Experiation

10/20/22

Opportunity Start date

10/20/22

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Description

Overview of the Elevate Tutoring Fellowship

The Elevate Tutoring Fellowship Program provides funding, training, and support to college students, our Tutor Fellows, while also providing free STEM tutoring at our partner sites in the community. Tutor Fellows will improve their understanding of learning psychology, communication skills, and mentoring techniques. The program also provides Tutor Fellows with access to professional development opportunities, academic and financial aid counseling, and free, confidential mental health services.

Application Process

While you can apply at any time, there are two main application deadlines (exact dates are determined a few weeks before each cycle and listed below). Application deadlines will be followed by interviews, reference checks, and selections. Selected Fall candidates will start training in August while selected Spring candidates will start training in January.

You are eligible if you:

  • Are enrolled in an undergraduate program with a graduation date of December 2023 or later.
  • Are able to attend training and tutoring during the school year in the South Bay Area (in San Jose or Santa Clara) or in the East Bay (Oakland).
  • Have significant financial need that is not currently met by financial aid.
  • Are able to commit to 6 hours per week or more of tutoring/training during the academic year, including some evenings.
  • Have strong social-emotional skills.
  • Have a passion for giving back to your community.

You are ineligible if:

  • You are graduating in or prior to May 2023.
  • You live outside of the South & East Bay Area.
  • Your family’s income is above the median income of Santa Clara and Alameda Counties.

Fellowship Details

Students accepted into the program will receive $7,500 in fellowship funds and will work to develop and improve their tutoring skills throughout their time in the program. Tutor Fellows will also gain access to our professional and personal development resources. Tutor Fellows will have the unique opportunity to be a mentor and role model for in-need middle and high school students.

Tutor Fellows receive funds through their school’s financial aid department. Funds can be requested as they are accrued. All funds must be used for educational purposes (housing, food, etc. are included).

  • Students accepted to the program will:
  • Earn $7,500 in fellowship funds
  • Complete 60 hours of tutor training & professional development
  • Provide 150 hours of free STEM tutoring

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