Be a STEM Teacher
- Are you in a job that lacks passion and purpose?
- Is making a difference in young people’s lives important to you?
- Do you enjoy communicating science and math concepts to others?
- Would a $13,500 stipend help to get you started?
Minnesota State University Moorhead’s Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program helps recent graduates and mid-career professionals with a STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) undergraduate degree to get started on a path toward STEM teaching.
Changing careers, no matter what you’re currently doing or how long you’ve been doing it, can be a scary and exhilarating proposition. Imagine the weight that would be lifted off your shoulders if you had some financial assistance to pursue your passion.
The Noyce grant is an investment in the future of STEM educational leaders. It’s a commitment to STEM professionals who want to change careers to pursue teaching. It’s a steadfast responsibility to produce exceptional STEM teachers through professional development and mentoring.
Is the time right for you to make the change?
Full tuition stipend plus partial living expenses, totaling approximately $13,500 for one academic year.
Received an undergraduate degree in the STEM field – science, technology, engineering or mathematics from any accredited university.
Exceptional mentoring by experienced teacher leaders.
If a prior STEM degree has not been earned, then junior status in a STEM major required prior to application.
Paid professional development opportunities.
Commit to full-time, on-campus schooling at the MSU Moorhead campus.
Strong community support and engagement with other Noyce scholars.
Demonstrate the passion and perseverance to pursue a STEM teaching career.
The average completion time for post-graduates to obtain an education degree in the STEM field is 1 ½ to 2 years. However, your plan will vary depending on your undergraduate degree and any other related coursework you’ve completed.
If you think it’s time to explore a teaching career in science or mathematics, please contact us! We will follow up with you to discuss your goals and aspirations and to answer any of your questions.
Call Lisa Johnson in the Noyce office at 218.477.2274.
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