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Millard Oakley STEM Center

Want to Keep Working on Your STEM Degree and Receive Scholarship Support?

It's not too late to apply for TTU STEM Majors for Rural Teaching (SMaRT) - Noyce Scholarship or Early Teaching Experience!

Is the TTU SMaRT - Noyce Scholarship Program for you?

  • Would you like to receive TTU SMaRT - Noyce scholarship support up to $12,250 per year for up to three years while you keep working on your eligible STEM degree and obtaining a teaching license for high-school Math, Physics, or Chemistry?
  • Would you like to earn up to $3,600 through an internship at TTU’s Millard Oakley STEM Center?
  • What are your next steps? Check out the program steps & eligibility requirements on the left navigation tab.
  • Not sure you want to teach? Want to earn up to $2,000 in Early Teaching Experience while deciding if a career in teaching is right for you?
  • If your answer is yes, apply using the application links for the Noyce Scholarship or Early Teaching Experience. Please note: The TTU SMaRT - Noyce Scholarship Program is a National Science Foundation grant. Only U.S. citizens or permanent residents are eligible to participate.

Eligible STEM Majors Include:

  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science

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About the National Science Foundation & the 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 and science 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.

NSF Robert Noyce Scholarship Program

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TTU/Noyce Press Release

Contacts for TTU SMaRT - Noyce Scholarship Program
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Dr. Steve Robinson
Department of Physics
TTU - SMaRT Program Director
Bruner Hall, Room 227

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Department of Curriculum & Instruction
TTU - SMaRT Program Co-Director
Bartoo Hall, Room 205

Patti Reab
TTU SMaRT - Noyce Scholarship Program Grant Facilitator
Ray Morris Hall, Room 113