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Apply for the Science Noyce Scholarship for 2017-2018!

The Robert Noyce Scholars program is a National Science Foundation (NSF) funded (DUE 1239827) program to provide scholarships to students who are committed to teaching mathematics and science in high need school districts upon the completion of the credential program at Cal Poly. The main goal of the program is to increase the number of teachers with strong science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) content knowledge in high need school districts. The Cal Poly Noyce Scholars Program offers two scholarship options--a $10,000 scholarship for science teachers and a $12,000 scholarship for mathematics teachers.

2017-18 Scholarship Requirements:

All junior and senior science and engineering majors may apply for the Science Noyce scholarship, a $10,000 scholarship provided during the 2017-18 academic year. Some students may be eligible for up to two years of funding. Applications are due online on Friday October 7, 2016.

Scholarship recipients must:

  • Commit to teach science for two years in a high need K-12 school district
  • Participate in monthly Noyce Seminars during 2016-17 and 2017-18
  • Participate in STEM Teacher and Researcher Program (STAR) or equivalent paid “teacher-researcher” opportunity prior to completion of science teaching credential


Application forms and instructions will be posted here soon. Please check back!

More Information:

Download an informational flyer about the Science Noyce Scholarship (PDF, 128 KB)

Need more information? Please email noyce-science@calpoly.edu.

Learn more about the 2nd Annual Cal Poly Noyce STAR Retreat that took place in July 2015.

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