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Program Benefits

The Professors for the Future program enhances graduate education and postdoctoral training in several ways:

  • ​PFTF fellows work on projects of their own design to enhance the graduate or postdoctoral experience and professional development of their colleagues. These projects are then presented at an end-of-year colloquium, open to all interested members of the university.
  • All fellows receive formal training-in-teaching methods and course design through either the Seminar on College Teaching or self-selected workshops provided by the Center for Educational Effectiveness.
  • PFTF fellows participate in a seminar course on Ethics and Professionalism in the University. 
  • Fellows meet regularly for roundtable panel discussions to promote the participants' professional development,  intellectual growth and leadership skills
  • Each fellow receives a $3000 stipend.