With funding from the National Science Foundation (Grant award #1758436), Boise State University is pleased to sponsor the Noyce Scholarship program during the 2020-21 academic year. This program is designed to support undergraduate students who are majoring in a science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) discipline, with plans to become a STEM educator in grades 6-12 after graduation from Boise State.
This program will provide up to $5,000 per semester toward tuition at Boise State University for qualified juniors and seniors who are selected for the scholarship program. Scholarship recipients must commit to teaching in high-needs 6-12 schools following graduation, with a requirement of teaching for one year for each $5,000 of tuition support received. Recipients will have eight years to fulfill the teaching requirement.
Requirements for Eligibility
- Be a junior or senior undergraduate student at Boise State University
- Be making progress towards a STEM education degree (see Degree Plans for your advisor to sign)
- Have been admitted into the IDoTeach or Secondary Education program
- Have a minimum degree-box GPA of 3.0
Considerations for Applicant Selection
- Performance in field placements
- Commitment to teaching in a rural area
- Record of service and engagement with the broader STEM community
- Participation in a summer STEM internship program
- Application essay
For questions about this scholarship program, please call the program director:
Jan Smith, Ed.D.
Boise State University