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Thanks to the five-year Noyce Scholarship and Stipends Grant (NSF 1660506) from the National Science Foundation (NSF), Roadrunners are eligible to apply for the Robert Noyce U-R STEM Scholarship. In addition to Noyce funding, scholars will also have the opportunity to participate in:
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Nationwide there is a serious shortage of well-qualified secondary STEM educators and a lack of diversity among the teaching population as a whole. Through the support of the NSF Robert Noyce STEM Teacher Scholarship and Stipends Program (NSF 1660506) Metropolitan State University of Denver, a leader in the preparation of teachers and education of underrepresented students in Colorado, provides equitable STEM teaching and learning through innovative curricula and comprehensive support services to recruit and prepare STEM majors to teach in grades 7-12.
U-R STEM focuses on increasing both the number and diversity of secondary STEM educators through the scholarship program. Providing scholars with transformative pre-service clinical experiences and in-service educator professional development, tailored recruitment, and retention to graduation of diverse students to STEM and STEM teaching. Through multiple pathways, the program attracts and is designed to prepare educators to meet the needs of metro Denver and Colorado.
Program highlights include:
Grounded in the university’s mission to equitably reshape existing structures and build innovative new collaborations, the goals and objectives for the Noyce U-R STEM program include:
STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. At MSU Denver the following majors are eligible to pursue secondary education:
In order to be formally admitted to the School of Education at the undergraduate and post-baccalaureate level, all prospective students must complete or meet the following requirements:
Check out the School of Education’s webpage to learn more and to begin your journey towards becoming an educator.
The amount of the Scholarship ranges from $8,000 to $10,000 per semester for up to four semesters of support. If the Scholar is not in their student teaching semester, the amount received is $8,000. Scholars who are student teaching are eligible to receive $10,000. The funds are awarded to the scholar to meet their academic costs as well as living or other expenses incurred as a student during the semester of the award.
A Scholar can receive the Scholarship for a maximum of four semesters (equivalent to two academic years of full-time enrollment).
Scholars must reapply each semester to continue support. The Scholar must maintain good academic progress (GPA at or above 2.75). The leadership team will also consider scholars’ progress on personal and professional development.
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The application will be available on October 1, 2021