Make a Change By Teaching Math
The Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program seeks to encourage talented science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) majors and professionals to become
Scholarship recipients are required to complete two years of teaching math in a high-needs school district anywhere in the United States for each year of support received. Service must be completed within eight years after graduation from the degree program for which the scholarship was awarded.
Who is eligible?
- Undergraduate juniors and seniors eligible to pursue dual majors in Mathematics and Secondary Education in Mathematics at Penn State Behrend
- Meet citizenship requirements of the National Science Foundation (U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, aliens admitted as refugees, or aliens with lawful permanent residence)
What does it provide?
- Financial Assistance: Up to $22,500 in financial assistance per academic year for up to two years (after committing to teach in a high-need school district in the United States for two years per year of aid received)
- Educational Opportunities: Workshops and programming to equip teachers to thrive in diverse settings
- Immersion Experience: During the Maymester, each Noyce Scholar will complete a one-week immersion experience in both a rural and urban setting. Noyce Scholars will work closely with local mentor teachers in partner districts to learn more about each school setting. Our Partner Districts in northwestern Pennsylvania are: Corry Area School District, Erie School District, Iroquois School District, and Northwestern School District.
- Mentorship Program: Noyce Scholars will be paired with local teachers from high-needs school districts who serve as mentors. Students and teachers will work together both on and off campus for the duration of the Noyce experience. This mentoring relationship will continue as the Noyce Scholar transitions into their early years of teaching.
- Conference Attendance: Both during their time at Behrend and after graduation, Noyce Scholarship recipients will be given the opportunity to attend local, regional, and national teaching conferences.
How do I pre-apply?
The Behrend Noyce Scholarship Program, sponsored by the National Science Foundation, is now accepting
If you qualify for the scholarship, you will be contacted to complete a full application. Completion of this
The deadline for the
For more information, contact:
National Science Foundation Project #1852624