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Become a TEAL Fellow!

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Delaware State University’s College of Agriculture, Science and Technology invites you to apply to become a TEAL Fellow as part of the Peer Teaching and Learning Program. The Program provides TEAL Fellows a unique opportunity to develop discipline-specific knowledge and complete leadership training through the STEM Leadership Academy, beginning Spring 2020. After completing training, TEAL Fellows become 2020-2021 Peer Tutors and Mentors in introductory STEM courses in Chemistry, Biology, Physics, and Computer Science.


We are inviting the brightest and most passionate young leaders to help make a positive change on a larger scale.
As a TEAL FELLOW you will further the HBCU-UP TEAL Initiative by:


  • Give something back to CAST
  • Help freshmen students
  • Provide feedback to your professors


  • Share your knowledge and experiences
  • Create a supportive community in your major
  • Make new friends and connections


  • Develop your leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Learn about graduate school and your future profession


To apply you must Be a sophomore STEM major

  1. Have a strong nomination from department faculty
  2. Have a minimum GPA of 3.3
  3. Have successfully completed 2 semesters of content area courses in your major

Selected TEAL Fellows receive $3000 for completion of the STEM Leadership Academy AND Peer Mentoring Program 2020-2021


The full position description and application can be found on Delaware State University’s Student Employment Site, JobX 

Completed applications and supporting documents must be submitted via JobX by 4:30 pm on January 31, 2020.


Dr. Shanetta S. Lillard
Science Building, 125B
slillard [at] desu.edu