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Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions Ignite Fellowship

What does the Ignite admissions team look for in an applicant?

  • Desire to work alongside K-12 students to positively impact their learning, growth and sense of belonging.
  • Interest in and knowledge of Teach For America’s mission in dismantling educational inequity.
  • Ability to build relationships across lines of difference.
  • Evidence of fulfilling commitments with a strong orientation to learning and self reflection.
  • Ability to organize schedule to participate in training, onboarding, and Fellowship readiness prior to the start of tutoring with students.
  • Commitment to complete the entire Ignite Fellowship over the course of the semester.