Apply for the 2017 Fishman Prize

Open to: Teachers at schools where at least 40 percent of all students are eligible for free or reduced-price lunch.

Opportunity at a Glance: Four recipients will participate in a thought-provoking summer residency which gives them a platform to speak out about teaching and learning and the space to reflect on and share ideas about content and instruction. Each winner also receives $25,000. The residency gives outstanding teachers a platform to speak out about teaching and learning and the space to reflect on and share ideas about content and instruction. Each day is packed with engaging activities that push participants to reflect on their profession and the craft of teaching.

Event date: The residency will begin in late June or early July.

Location: The residency kicks off at a major U.S. city that changes every year. Learn more about the residency.

Registration Deadline: The first deadline to apply is December 13. The final deadline is January 10, 2017.

Take action: Take a look at the application details and then submit an application.

For more information: check out the FAQs of the Fishman Prize and Residency.