The Fellowship is an award-winning Leadership Development Programme. Gain professional training and support while you expand opportunities for underprivileged students in high-need schools.

What is the Fellowship?

The Fellowship is a full-time 2-year Leadership Development Programme in which you will teach in a high-need school while earning a competitive graduate salary. You can be part of the solution in fighting education inequity and make a difference in the lives of underprivileged students and communities.

The 2 years on the Fellowship will be a challenging yet rewarding journey, during which you will develop transferable skills and gain unique experiences that set you apart in your future career.

  • "Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has."
    Margaret Mead

Why the Fellowship?

  • Gain direct experience in the education sector
    A unique opportunity to gain first-hand experience teaching and problem solving at the grassroots of education.
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Education
    Gain a fully sponsored qualification that allows you to continue teaching in the public school system.
  • Transform the education system as a TFM Alum
    Be a part of our growing network of Alumni who are working together to transform education for all children.

Develop yourself while you develop the nation.

  • Grow your personal and professional network
    Work alongside highly passionate and outstanding like-minded leaders championing the same vision and mission.
  • Accelerate your career
    Develop a set of strong, transferable skills that apply to any career pathway.
  • Earn a Competitive Graduate Salary
    You will be employed by the Ministry of Education and will receive corresponding salary and benefits.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible to join the Fellowship, you must

  • Be a Malaysian citizen, aged 32 years or younger as of 31 December 2019
  • Hold a Bachelor’s degree in any non-education discipline. Not possess any education qualification.
  • Have strong verbal and written English communication skills.
  • Possess a minimum of 5As in SPM, including the minimum grade of credit (C) for Bahasa Melayu
  • Have a strong academic track record (minimum CGPA of 3.00/4.00 or Second Class Upper Division or equivalent)

The Application Process

Your journey through the application process will take approximately 4 weeks.

  • 1
    The Application Form and English Test
  • 2
    Phone Interview
  • 3
    Assessment Centre
  • 4
    Provisional Offer
  • 5
    Ujian Kelayakan Calon Guru (UKCG)
  • 6
    Preparing For School
  • 7
    Pre-Service Programme begins!
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