Robert Noyce Scholarships

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Robert Noyce Scholarships

Robert Noyce Scholarships for STEM Teachers in NJ

NSF will be awarding scholarships and stipends to NJCU STEM majors who are obtaining teaching certifications in their fields. Funds will be available to undergraduates for their junior and/or senior years, and post-baccalaureate STEM majors may receive one-year stipends to complete their teacher certification requirements.

Participants will be provided with mentoring, supplemental instruction, and professional development.

Awards are competitive, and scholarship recipients will be selected primarily on the basis of academic merit and commitment to teaching. The Noyce Scholars must commit to teaching in high-need school districts for two years for every year of funding they receive.

[NJCU has partnered with Bergen Community College, Hudson County Community College, and Middlesex County College, as well as Essex County Vocational Technical Schools, Union City High School, and the Jersey City Board of Education.]

Receive up to $17,000 per year. Now recruiting for Summer/Fall 2020

  • Junior or Senior undergraduates majoring in Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Geoscience, or Biology with teacher certification
  • STEM professionals with a degree in STEM field who are seeking secondary teacher certification
  • Cumulative GPA 3.0 or higher; 2.75 or higher in major • U.S. citizen, national, or permanent resident alien

Noyce Scholars will receive:

  • Up to $17,000 per year for Junior and Senior years to complete their bachelor’s degree with teacher certification
  • Up to $17,000 for one year for STEM professionals to complete their requirements for teacher certification.

Noyce Scholars must complete two years of teaching in a high-need school district for each year of support.

Paid summer internships available for freshman and sophomore students.

Application deadline February 15, 2020


This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 1557358. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the authors(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

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