North Carolina Principal Fellows Program (PFP)
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|Created by the 1993 General Assembly, this program was established to train qualified individuals to enter school-based administrative positions in the public schools of North Carolina. The program provides a full year of academic study at the master's level, followed by a one-year internship in a school system. A 12-member Principal Fellows Commission selects the scholarship/loan recipients of the program.
|Applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements:
|Up to 180 Awards at a value of $30,000 per year for first year of the program and 60% of an assistant principal's salary plus $4,100 for tuition and fees for the second year of the program.
|Contact the director of the Principal Fellows Program
140 Friday Center Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27517
For more information visit www.ncpfp.org or contact one of the following participating institutions:
Applications for the 2015-2016 academic year will be posted in July 2014 with the deadline in January 2015.
|Recipients who graduate with a master's degree in school administration may cancel their loans through 4 years of service in North Carolina. Should the individual not complete the program or not serve in an eligible school administration position, the debt must be repaid in cash at an interest rate of 10 percent within a period of 12 years or less.
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