The application process involves two steps.

  1. Completing the Intent to apply and the Wipro at UNT Dallas SEF application form. 
  2. Completing the UNT Dallas Graduate School Application​    

Step 1: Completing the Intent to apply and the Wipro at UNT Dallas SEF application form

Please fill out the "Intent to Apply" link.

On receipt of the intent to apply form, Dr. Narayan will email you the Wipro at UNT Dallas SEF application form. 

Complete all parts of the Wipro at UNT Dallas SEF application form and gather all required supplemental documents.

Print out the Wipro SEF Contract for Fellows, read it and discuss the program with your school supervisors. Sign the contract. Have your District Science Coordinator and School Principal sign the contract as well.

Please upload copies of the supplemental documents listed below as part of your completed Wipro at UNT Dallas SEF application form packet.  Applications that do not include these documents will be considered incomplete and may be reviewed only at the discretion of the selection committee.

  • Résumé
  • Copy of teaching certificate
  • Signed checklist
  • Fellowship contract signed by School Principal and District Science Coordinator
  • Unofficial transcripts for every University you have attended
  • Scan the documents and upload as indicated on the Wipro at UNT Dallas SEF application form

Step 2: Applying the UNT Dallas Graduate School

Apply to and complete the requirements of the UNT Dallas Graduate School. Please order official copies of all your transcripts. They must be submitted to UNT Dallas graduate admissions.

  • Please note: any offer of the fellowship is conditional until acceptance of your application by the Graduate School at UNT Dallas
  • The online application is located at  Please create an account and log in if you don’t have one already. Pay the $50.00 application fee.
  • You need to have a 3.0 GPA (last 60 undergraduate semester hours), OR 2.8 overall undergraduate GPA, or 3.4 GPA for graduate coursework
  • Submit official transcripts of every university you have attended
  • Students are able to submit their transcripts officially from the ALL institutions they attended. 
  • Students can have official transcripts mailed directly to The Office of Graduate Admissions, 7300 University Hills Bvld, Dallas, Texas 75241 OR Students can have official transcripts sent electronically to OR Students can drop off their official transcripts in the original SEALED envelope at the Admissions Desk, 7300 University Hills Bvld. Dallas, Texas 75241

Please apply as a graduate non degree seeking Texas resident for the fall 2018 semester. If you choose to pursue a Master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction, we will change the status from non-degree to degree seeking in the last semester of your program.

Please ensure you complete the Wipro and Graduate School application, pay the non-refundable application fee and have your transcripts reach UNT Dallas by Monday April 16th 2018. If you have any questions about the Graduate School application process at any time, or transcript questions please contact Shaniece Miller, Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions at 972.338.1746 or

If you have any questions regarding the Wipro SEF at UNT Dallas program please email Dr. Ratna Narayan at or call her at 972 338 1340.

Due dates

  • Information sessions will be held at the University of North Texas, Dallas on Feb 13th, March 13th and April 10th 2018 from 5:00pm to 6:30 pm in Dal 1 room 308. ( Dal 1 is the 7300 building to the left of the flags).
  • Additional information sessions will be held at participating ISDs and dates and times for these communicated by your District Science Coordinator.
  • All Application material must be in by Monday April 16th 2018

Evaluation of Applications

All applications for the Wipro SEF fellowship will be blinded and read. The Wipro SEF UNT Dallas Leadership team that includes faculty from UNT Dallas, the 6 District Science Coordinators and 4 representatives from Informal Science sites in Metro Dallas.

Please keep in mind that besides using the Criteria Evaluation Rubric to evaluate the applications, the Wipro SEF leadership Team must carefully balance the number of high school, middle school, and elementary science teachers admitted to the program and ensure there is balanced representation of science teachers from the 6 partner districts and from the physical, biological, and earth sciences. Due to a limited number of slots, there will be a total of 24 K-12 teachers selected to be Wipro SEF Fellows for each cohort.


Selected teachers will be notified by May 5th 2018. Teachers who are selected will be expected to attend a Wipro SEF Cohort 2 Induction Ceremony on June 8th 2018 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at the University of North Texas at Dallas. Spouses and principals are also invited. Please save the date.