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Eligibility for GYO Paraprofessional Teaching Fellows

All the following eligibility requirements must be met to apply to the GYO Paraprofessional Teaching Fellows program:

  • All applicants must be admitted to JMU as a degree-seeking student through the Adult Degree Program (ADP).
  • All students must be considered In-State Virginia Residents according to the Office of Admissions. No exceptions! 
  • Must be employed by a K-12 school in one of the partnering regions.
  • Must plan to major in elementary education, early childhood education, or special education.

How to Apply

  • Using the link that was provided in the GYO Campus Paraprofessional Fellows email, complete the GYO Paraprofessional Teaching Fellows Application through Madison Scholarships Hub.
  • Applications are open now and will close 6/24/22.

GYO Teaching Fellow Decision Email Notice

Within 2-3 weeks after submitting your application through the Madison Scholarship Hub, GYO Paraprofessional Teaching Fellow applicants will be contacted via email regarding their application status.

Student Confirmation of GYO Teaching Fellows Scholarship/Loan Acceptance

Students must accept their scholarship/loan award by the deadline stated in the email decision notice.

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