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Robert Noyce Scholarships

Goals:

  • To prepare highly qualified secondary school science and mathematics teachers for school districts that have high-needs schools.
  • Introduce and support theoretical and hands on aspects of computational modeling.
  • To promote science and math teaching as a rewarding career option.
  • To provide a platform for cross curricular learning.
  • To further computational modeling, thinking, and research-based pedagogy through social constructivism.

Eligible Candidates:

Undergraduate Juniors and Seniors with teaching intent in mathematics, earth sciences, biology, chemistry, or physics.

Graduate students who have earned a mathematics, earth science, biology, chemistry, or physics degree and who have teaching certification as a career goal.  Up to one year financial support is possible. 

Major Benefits:

  • Monetary support up to $12,000.00/year *
  • Strong multidisciplinary (math, science, and technology) content knowledge
  • Strong technological pedagogical content knowledge
  • Intensive field experiences (150+ hours)
  • Experience with the latest technological gadgets and computational modeling software
  • Long-term mentoring & Alumni network
  • Support finding a teaching position after graduation

*Graduate teacher candidate awardees may receive up to one year financial support. Undergraduate  teacher candidate awardees are eligible for up to two years of financial support. Scholarship checks are typically distributed to awardees from the SUNY Research Foundation in $2,000.00 increments. These checks are processed once successive requirements have been fulfilled. These requirements include the required courses on computational modeling, maintaining required GPA's, and attendance in the two-week summer institutes on computational modeling. There may be additional requirements depending on the status of the applicant.

Requirements Undergraduate: (up to $20,000.00 total support)

  • Acceptance to a Brockport Teacher Education Program in science or math.
  • Maintained GPA: 2.75 
  • An application form, including an essay to state professional career goals.
  • Satisfactory completion of two courses: CPS 101 or 105 or 302 and NAS 401 or 402 and,
  • Attend two annual two-week summer institutes, which are usually offered the last two weeks in June
  • Commit to two years teaching math or science for each year of support

Requirements Graduate: (up to $12,000.00 total support)

  • Acceptance to a Brockport Teacher Education Program in science or math.
  • Maintained GPA:  3.2.
  • An application form, including an essay to state professional career goals.
  • Satisfactory completion of NAS 501 or 502
  • Attend both professional two-week summer institutes, which are usually offered the last two weeks in June
  • Commit to two years teaching math or science for each year of support.

Application Deadlines:

February 15 & September 15*
 
*Because deadlines may be extended in some instances, please contact Dr. Peter Veronesi for more information: pverones@brockport.edu
 

Last Updated 2/4/14

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