STEM undergraduates are students majoring in a science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) field.
Scholarships of $20,000 per year are available for 24 STEM undergraduates to cover tuition. Undergraduate students will participate in the program for their junior and senior years. In return for two years of scholarship support, they will be required to teach in a high-need school for four years.
High Need Schools
2010 Census Poverty Data for Michigan School Districts Available
Noyce Program 2012 Flyer (PDF)
Application deadline for Spring semester is November 1, 2011.
Application deadline for Fall semester is March 15, 2012.
Michigan Tech and its partners have established a new five-year program, the Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program. This program will support 36 STEM students and professionals to become certified mathematics or science teachers.
Noyce Scholar benefits will include seminars, pre-student-teaching field experiences, e-mentoring of secondary students, student teaching support, priority career placement, and in-service support.
Michigan Tech Noyce Scholars will be supported by partner districts, Saginaw Public Schools and Grand Rapids Public Schools, and partner universities, Saginaw Valley State University and Grand Valley State University.
For questions about the Michigan Tech/Noyce Teacher Scholarship or general questions about teacher education programs at Michigan Tech contact:
Division of Teacher Education Certification Officer
Michigan Technological University
1400 Townsend Drive
Houghton, MI 49931-1295
Phone (906) 487-2460
Fax (906) 487-2468
Robert Norton Noyce, "the Mayor of Silicon Valley," co-founder of Fairchild Semiconductor and Intel, is credited as co-inventor of the integrated circuit, or microchip.
STEM graduates have bachelor's degrees in a science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) field.
Stipends of $25,000 are available for 12 STEM graduates seeking to change careers. STEM graduates will participate for one year and will be required to teach in a high-need school for two years.
Scholarship aids math, science teachers
After earning a bachelor of science degree in chemistry from Michigan Technological University in 2008, Sarah Weinreis made it her mission to teach science at the high school level. Weinreis began talking to people she knew at Tech who quickly referred her to the Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship. READ MORE
Mining Gazette, March 14, 2012
Scholarships Available for Future Science, Math Teachers
Sarah Weinreis completed her BS in Chemistry at Michigan Technological University in 2008, but her dream was to help high school students succeed in science and mathematics. She found a path to her goal through the Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship program, which enabled her to earn her teacher certification at Michigan Tech. READ MORE
Michigan Tech News, February 29, 2012
ASEE Hosts Seminar
Assistant Professor Shari Stockero (CLS) will discussed the Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program.
Tech Today, January 21, 2011
Scholarships Available for People Who Would Like to Teach Science and Math
Michigan Tech News, October 11, 2010
Professor Sheryl Sorby (ME-EM) has received $274,646 from the National Science Foundation for a three-year project, "Workshops to Increase Engineering Participation in the Noyce Program."
Tech Today, February 19, 2010
Alert Students about Scholarship Program (Noyce)
Tech Today, February 5, 2010
Need for STEM Teachers
Michigan Tech Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program
Nearly $1 million of federal stimulus money has found its way to Michigan Tech for a scholarship program that focuses on increasing the number and quality of teachers of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in the state.
Tech Today, June 5, 2009