NSF Noyce Undergraduate Award

The National Science Foundation (NSF) Noyce Undergraduate Scholarship is open to UCCS juniors and seniors pursuing teacher licensure through the UCCSTeach program. Recipients may receive the award for up to two years. NSF Noyce undergraduate scholarship recipients must be enrolled in an approved STEM content degree plan in the College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences or Engineering and Applied Science. Recipients must be a US citizen or eligible non-citizen, maintain minimum GPA of 2.75, and complete the required UCCSTeach application in order to be considered. As per NSF guidelines, all Noyce undergraduate recipients must agree to teach in a high-needs classroom for two years in return for each year of scholarship support received. NSF Noyce undergraduate recipients must review and sign a required promissory note explaining the complete scholarship obligations prior to receiving any funds. If all scholarship requirements are not fulfilled, this scholarship will convert to a loan and must be repaid with interest.

Applicants will be notified of scholarship results in May.

Award
$15,000.00
Category
Education, Engineering, Letters, Arts and Sciences
Deadline
03/01/2020
Supplemental Questions
  1. In a MINIMUM OF 500 WORDS, describe your motivation to teach math or science in a high-needs classroom. MAXIMUM OF 1000 WORDS allowed. Essays will be ranked based upon content, length, grammar, spelling, organized structure, and attention to detail. You are encouraged to write an essay that grabs the attention of the reader by being creative and using rich language.
    If selected to receive the Noyce Scholarship, per the National Science Foundation (NSF) Guidelines, all recipients must agree to teach in a high-needs classroom for two years in return for each year of scholarship support received. NSF Noyce scholarship recipients must review and sign a required promissory note explaining the complete scholarship obligations prior to receiving any funds.