Preparing STEM Teachers to Successfully Navigate the Urban to Rural Gradient
If you would like to be a STEM Teacher the Noyce Scholarship Program is designed to help you meet that goal.
- 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.
- Paid professional development opportunities.
- Strong community support and engagement with other Noyce scholars.
- If a prior STEM degree has not been earned, then junior status in a STEM major required prior to application.
- Commit to full-time, on-campus schooling at the MSU Moorhead campus.
- 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.
- For each year of funding received, two years of STEM teaching in a secondary public school is required.
MSUM Noyce Scholarship: Preparing STEM Teachers to Successfully Navigate the Urban to Rural Gradient
Minnesota State University received a NSF Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Grant (Phase I) in 2015 which has the following project objectives:
- Increase the number of new STEM teachers prepared to work with ethnically and economically diverse students in high needs schools.
- Augment new STEM teachers’ potential for sustained, successful classroom teaching in high needs schools through innovative coursework, targeted field experiences, and mentorship support.
- Produce new STEM teachers equipped to provide effective instruction in high needs schools.