Program Registration

2017 Fund for Teachers Fellowship

2017 Fund for Teachers application

Applications are due January 31, 2017.


  • Employed full-time as a PreK-12th grade teacher and spends at least 50% of their work week in direct instruction with students in a classroom or classroom-like setting;
  • Intends to continue teaching in the consecutive school year; and
  • Has at least three years teaching experience as a PreK-12th grade teacher.

Individuals may apply for up to $5,000 and teams may apply for up to $10,000 (while team members may be from different schools, districts or states, all members must meet the eligibility criteria).

See the Fund for Teachers site for full eligibility information, including restrictions on how grant funds may be spent.

STEP-UP Chattanooga summer internship

2017 STEP-UP application

Applications are due February 1, 2017 by 5:00 pm, no exceptions!

STEP-UP Chattanooga is for current 10th, 11th, and 12th graders from Hamilton County schools. STEP-UP Chattanooga will connect 150 young people with job training and great internships at Chattanooga companies, nonprofits and government agencies.


To apply for our summer 2016 STEP-UP program you must be 16 yrs-old by May 1, 2017, a current 10th, 11th, or 12th grader (school year 2016-2017) at a Hamilton County school and not yet enrolled in college. You must also meet certain income guidelines. You do not need any previous work experience.

All STEP-UP Chattanooga students will be employed by companies and organizations that require them to be legally eligible to work in the United States.