What is Man Up Teacher Fellowship?

MAN Up Teacher Fellowship or MUTF® is a non-profit organization with the mission to give students in high poverty, urban and rural communities, particularly male students of color, access to high quality male teachers and advancing policies that promote equity in K – 12 schools.

Why Our Name?

“Man Up” is a phrase that has several meanings. Most often the term is used to suggest that one should “rise to the occasion to complete a task, to take care of one's responsibilities, or to be brave or tough enough to deal with an unpleasant situation” (McMillian, 2013).


What is Our Vision?

The vision of MUTF is to Transform the World through the Classroom.

Does This Cost Anything?

Men who are accepted in the Graduate Lane will earn a tuition free Masters of Education degree.

What Is Expected Of Me?

Man Up Teacher Fellows must commit to teaching for at least five years.

What is the profile of a Man Up Teacher Fellow?

In addition to other acceptance requirements such as GPA, Man Up Teacher Fellowship (MUTF) recruits and accepts men of color who embody the following attributes: