Skip to main content
Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions Ignite Fellowship

How are Ignite and Teach For America connected?

Applying to Ignite is separate from applying to the Teach For America corps – the full-time teaching position available to those with a bachelor’s degree post-graduation. The part-time Ignite Fellowship is a separate program that builds on Teach For America’s decades of experience recruiting, developing, and supporting talent and partnering with communities across the country to help students overcome the systemic barriers to an excellent education.

All Ignite fellows are automatically fast-tracked to a final interview with Teach For America, should they choose to apply to the corps. Fellows do not receive the same benefits as corps members; they are not currently eligible for AmeriCorps or loan forbearance.