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Noyce Scholarship

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STEM Majors check out the Noyce Scholarship and find out how you can have scholarship funding up to $12,250 a year to complete your STEM degree and earn teaching licensure.

Supported by the National Science Foundation's
Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program

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Noyce Scholarship Application

STEM Majors

Mathematics | Physics | Chemistry | Chemical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering | Civil & Environmental Engineering
Computer Science | Electrical & Computer Engineering
Biology | Earth Sciences

Early Teaching Experience Application

Is the Tennessee Tech SMaRT - Noyce Scholarship program right for you?

The SMaRT - Noyce Program also gives Tennessee Tech STEM majors an opportunity to "try out" teaching through the Early Teaching Experience (ETE) phase of the SMaRT - Noyce program... STEM outreach opportunities and STEM professional development gives ETE interns hands-on experience.
  • Not sure you want to teach?
  • Would you like to earn up to $2,000 in an Early Teaching Experience while deciding if a career in teaching is right for you?
  • If your answer is yes, apply for the Noyce Early Teaching Experience. Please type your response as to why you are applying. 

  • Questions?

    SMaRT – Noyce co-directors, Drs. Steve Robinson,, and Holly Anthony,, are on hand to share scholarship details about how you could receive scholarship funding, complete your STEM degree, and earn a teaching license.

    A Noyce scholarship could give you funding support, teaching experience and the opportunity to share the STEM degree knowledge that you gain with middle school or high school students.

    Drs. Robinson and Anthony can also answer advisement questions on how you can fit teaching courses into your education plans and what the teaching obligations would be.

  • Noyce Project Contacts

    Dr. Steve Robinson
    Department of Physics 
    TN Tech - SMaRT Program Director 
    Bruner Hall, Room 227 

    Dr. Holly Anthony
    Department of Curriculum & Instruction
    TN Tech - SMaRT Program Co-Director
    Bartoo Hall, Room 205

  • Scholarship Requirements

    Must be a junior, senior or post-baccalaureate;

    Be enrolled in an eligible major program for a year or more with a GPA of at least 2.75 in courses taken in the major;

    Have completed at least 12 hours in major discipline;

    Be eligible for admission to the Teacher Education program at Tennessee Tech maintaining a GPA of at least 2.75;

    Demonstrate a genuine interest in pursuing teaching as a career option;

    Must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident;

    Complete application with a short essay on why seeking this scholarship;

    Submit the names of three references who can attest to aptitude for teaching.

  • About National Science Foundation & Noyce Scholarship

    The National Science Foundation’s Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship program supports talented science, technology, engineering, and mathematics majors who want to become K-12 mathematics, physics and chemistry teachers.

    The program funds institutions of higher education to support scholarships, stipends, and programs for students who commit to teaching in high-need K-12 school districts.

    Please note: all 95 counties in Tennessee are eligible for the high-need designation.


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