We would like for everyone to be learning in Habruta, or if there is an odd number of people in a group of three. For those that have never learned in Habruta before, this may feel odd and a bit difficult at first but will be an organic process that maximizes your experience.
No but in order to begin the fellowship in time, you must apply and be accepted before the semester begins.
Yes, as long as you pass those courses. In order to pass a course you must have attended 80% of the Bet Midrash sessions at the time that you took the course, you must receive an oral agreement from the course instructor that you exhibited proficiency in the class material studied, and you must complete an exit paper or assignment to make up for the missed exam.
The Teaching Fellowship scholarship awards fellows with up to $30,000 towards their masters degree in education. If your masters degree costs less than $30,000 there will be a possibility to utilize the balance of the stipend for educational expenses. An application will need to be submitted for approval.
A public speaking course in a college or graduate course would satisfy the requirement.
This will be decided on a case by case basis. To start, we need your course outline, syllabus and any work completed for the course. You will also be required to take an exam or submit a short paper to assess your mastery over the course.
Not automatically. The structure and requirements of the program have changed. An oral assessment of your knowledge and a review of your transcript and class syllabus will be required to have those courses count.