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Our application for the 2018 Cohort will open in August 2017.

EnCorps Fellows come from a diverse range of STEM industries, but share a core commitment to public service and teaching in high need communities, either as a volunteer tutor or as a full time educator. They are lifelong learners who inspire a love of STEM in others and who believe that all students can achieve.


Qualified applicants for the EnCorps Fellowship must:

  • Currently live in an area we serve (San Francisco Bay Area, Sacramento, Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego)
  • Have at least 3 or more years of full time work or research experience as a STEM industry professional
  • Be fully eligible to work in the United States (US Citizen, Permanent Resident, Work Visa)
  • Hold an undergraduate degree with a GPA of 2.50 or higher
  • Not currently hold a California single subject or CTE teaching credential


EnCorps is a selective program, accepting 17.4% of applicants as Fellows in 2015-16. Our research-based approach to screening and selecting candidates prioritizes the following competencies:

Leadership and Influence

Mission Alignment

Achievement in STEM Fields

Resilience / Grit

Personal Responsibility

Growth Mindset / Lifelong Learning Orientation

Cultural Awareness and Sensitivity