Inclusion Fellowship

Excellence in Teaching

Friends University will award a Wichita area classroom teacher a 40 percent tuition discount to enroll in the Master of Education in Teaching and Learning beginning June or August 2021. This provides funding and enrichment opportunities to a teacher who demonstrates excellence in teaching and potential as a leader in the field of K-12 education. Teachers from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply in support of our inclusive mission statement.

Inclusion Fellowship

Apply by April 19 to be considered!

Program Highlights

Enrichment Experiences

Below are some of the experiences involved with the Inclusion Fellowship.


Receive higher education teaching experience

Host an Event

Host an event for undergraduate candidates at the school at which the Fellow is employed

Become an Ambassador

Become a Friends University ambassador by wearing Friendswear when convenient and possible

Information Events

Assist graduate recruiting team from Friends University with an information event as well as social media initiatives

How To Apply

  • Fill out the Inclusion Fellowship application and submit before April 19.
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher on a four-point scale
  • Three finalists will be interviewed in person by the selection committee, which will be composed of staff from Friends University and alumnae of the MEd program.
  • Students from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply supporting our inclusive mission statement.

Important Dates

  • April 19 Applications Due
  • May 7 Finalists Notified
  • May 28 Fellow Announced
  • June 7 or August 16 Classes Begin
  • May 2022 Graduation

For more information, please reach out to Cicely Karst at or 316-295-5872.

Apply by April 19 to be considered!

Inclusion Fellowship Application

Apply for the Inclusion Fellowship

To be considered, please fill out the following application. In addition, we will need two references/recommendation forms and your unofficial undergraduate transcript. Please send those to