UK Fellows Program

The UK Fellows Program allows graduating U.Va. students the opportunity to teach and live abroad in a UK boarding school for one year. Fellows participate fully by assisting with classes, sport, and residence life. The best candidates are mature, responsible individuals who are eager to get involved. Teaching experience, formal or informal is helpful but not required. The ability to help coach a sport, even if it’s not your greatest strength, is a plus. In some instances, coaching positions may be a school’s priority. Students apply in January, and, if matched, will be placed in one of the following boarding schools:

2018 Information Sheet

Please submit your application materials together in one PDF by email to Ms. Edith Conti. Letters of recommendation should come directly from the writer and should also be e-mailed to Ms. Edith Conti. Please have your letter writers include your name in the e-mail subject heading (Ex. “UK Fellow Recommendation: Cavman”). The application includes:

  1. Personal Data Form
  2. Statement of Purpose – In no more than 700 words, please demonstrate why you are interested in becoming a UK Fellow, what makes you qualified to serve in this role, and what you hope to gain from your experience as a fellow.
  3. Resume/CV (no more than two pages)
  4. Unofficial Transcript
  5. 2 recommendation letters

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