Robert Noyce Scholarship Program
National Science Foundation
For Mathematics or Science Majors
who are interested in teaching
Middle or High School
Mathematics or Science:
The Robert Noyce Scholarship Program, authorized under the National
Science Foundation Authorization Act of 2002 (P.L. 107-368), responds
to the critical need for K-12 teachers of science, technology,
engineering, and mathematics by encouraging talented science,
technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) students and STEM
professionals to pursue teaching careers in elementary and secondary
schools. The program provides funding to institutions of higher
education to provide scholarships, stipends, and programmatic support
for STEM majors and STEM professionals to enter and complete teacher
credentialing programs. Scholarship and stipend recipients are required
to complete two years of teaching in a high-need school district for
each year of support. The program seeks to increase the number of K-12
teachers with strong STEM content knowledge who teach in high-need
- Loan/scholarships up to $17,000 per year are available at Ohio
University, Shawnee State University and the University of Rio
- Juniors, seniors, or graduate students (in fifth year programs) can receive up to two (2) years of loan/scholarship support.
- If an individual teaches in an approved high-needs school the
loan (principal and interest) is converted to a scholarship.
Service provided in an Appalachian or rural school is preferred.
- Two years of teaching service in a qualified school is required for each year of financial support.
SEO-CEMS Noyce Scholarship Information
Instructions for applying for Noyce Scholarship
List of NOYCE Qualifying Schools Indicated by Ohio Appalchian County
Noyce Faculty Advisors/Project Liaisons
Meet Noyce First Round Scholars