The highly prestigious and nationally-recognized Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship recognizes exceptional students that plan on teaching math or science in a high-need school district with up to $5,000 per semester or $10,000 per academic year, funded by the National Science Foundation.
The scholarship requires that recipients commit to completing one year of full-time teaching in a high-need school district or educational agency for each semester of scholarship support, to be completed within eight years after graduation from a credential program. If these terms are not met, the scholarship is repayable.
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and is usually due on the 1st of every month. The next deadline is December 1st, 2021.
To be eligible for the Noyce Scholarship, students must be:
- An incoming junior or senior at UC Berkeley, UC Merced, or enrolled in the Cal Teach Credential Program
- A US citizen or lawful permanent resident
- A declared major in a science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) discipline*
- Achieving a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50
- Exploring or willing to seek a teaching certification and teach in a high-need school district or agency
*The following majors are not eligible:
- Environmental Science
- Cognitive Science
How to Apply
For submission of the application, please submit all application documents as a single PDF to email@example.com before 5:00 PM on the deadlines listed above. Printed or mailed applications can be dropped off at the main CalTeach Office (467 Evans Hall) or with a Peer Advisor in the ARC (30 Evans).
Required documents are listed below and must be submitted to Kaitlan Maissen, the Noyce Scholarship coordinator:
- Completed Noyce Scholarship Application.
- Unofficial transcripts
- One or more recommendation letters (faculty, mentor teacher, instructor, or supervisor)
- Completed Applicant Self-Certification Form and Application Disclosure
If you have any questions regarding eligibility or need assistance in completing the application, please contact the Noyce Scholarship Coordinator at (510) 643-3813 or at firstname.lastname@example.org