When applying for a Zankel Fellowship, you will be asked to demonstrate financial need to be considered for the fellowship. See more information here.

If chosen as a fellow, you will be required to:

  • Dedicate ten hours of service per week to the project, including a minimum of five hours spent working directly with youth.

  • Fulfill all of the requirements of the project you are chosen for as outlined by your sponsor.

  • Attend an administrative orientation session at the beginning of the fall semester, in early September, as well as any orientation/professional development sessions scheduled by the fellow's site sponsor.

  • Complete a background check through the New York City Department of Education prior to start of work in schools. The Office of School & Community Partnerships will assist with this.

  • Complete a final report to the Zankel family at the end of the academic year, in April-May.  

  • Current full-time TC employees are NOT eligible for this fellowship.
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