UMBC’s Sherman STEM Teacher Scholars Program supports and prepares high- quality teachers in STEM fields to teach in urban, high-needs schools. Scholars in early childhood and elementary education prepare to be experts in teaching and integrating STEM subject areas, while secondary candidates become experts in teaching a STEM discipline.
Students either pursue an undergraduate certificate or a Master’s degree in education are highly encouraged to apply and receive:
- Mentorship from Sherman staff to provide support for teacher candidates, focusing on preparing to be teachers in urban, high-needs, and multi-cultural classrooms
- Complete a teaching internship through the UMBC Department of Education
- Gain experience working in educational settings and interacting with preK-12 students under the guidance of teacher-mentors and youth-advocates.
- A Sherman STEM Scholar scholarship and more!
When completing the application you will not have the option to save and return at a later time. You will need to complete and submit your application in one sitting.
Continuing & Incoming Transfers Deadline:
Fall: April 15, 2019
Spring: November 15, 2018
Incoming Freshmen Deadline:
January 15, 2019 – DEADLINE HAS PASSED
Please refer to the information below in preparation for completing the Sherman Scholars application.