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Noyce Scholarship

The Noyce Scholarship program supports juniors and seniors in good academic standing at Boise State University to continue to make progress toward a degree in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) education. The mission of the Noyce Scholarship program is to increase the supply of well-trained K-12 STEM educators. Support for the program is provided by a grant from the National Science Foundation, and the program is administered by the College of Education with support from the College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Engineering on campus.

The scholarship includes a stipend of $5,000 per semester. This will be used toward tuition and other eligible student fees and expenses. The scholarship may be renewable if good academic progress continues to be made. Scholarships are renewable through a competitive re-application process, which will be held each year. Students are eligible for up to 4 semesters of support total. Scholarship recipients must commit to teaching in K-12 schools following graduation, with a requirement of teaching for one year for each semester of tuition support received.

For questions about the Noyce Scholarship program, contact Jan Smith, program director, at noycescholars@boisestate.edu or (208) 426-2836.

APPLICATION DUE DATE

FRIDAY, APRIL 20, 2018

Financial Information

The scholarship funds will be distributed through the Boise State Financial Aid and Scholarships office. The scholarship will provide a credit to offset tuition expenses and will be distributed through student accounts in the first week of each semester. For students with Idaho resident status, a total of up to $5,000 per semester will be provided to the student to offset the expenses of tuition, fees, books, or other related expenses; this will be considered taxable income and will be subject to state and federal taxation. For students with non-resident status, the entirety of the $5,000 scholarship will be used to offset tuition expenses.

Note: Scholarship recipients must commit to teaching in K-12 schools following graduation, with a requirement of teaching for one year for each semester of tuition support received.

Selection Process

Applications will be reviewed by a committee of faculty from multiple disciplines, chaired by the program director, who is a faculty member in the College of Education. The committee will consider the following:
• The applicant’s overall GPA and academic preparation that is relevant to STEM education.
• The applicant’s plan for academic progress towards graduation.
• Personal interest and commitment to a career in STEM education.
• Prior experience in STEM education training, such as summer internships.

Preference will be given to those students in their senior year and/or those students majoring in the physical sciences. Additional consideration will be given to ensuring representation from all STEM disciplines.

How to Apply

The 2018-19 application window is open, and applications are due on Friday, April 20, 2018. The application for the scholarship is HERE.

Noyce Induction Support

With funding from the National Science Foundation, Boise State University is pleased to sponsor the Noyce Induction program for the 2017-18 academic year. This program is designed to support graduates from Boise State’s IDoTeach program who are currently teaching in a secondary STEM discipline in Idaho. The mission of the Noyce Induction Support program is to provide support to secondary STEM educators who wish to pursue additional endorsements and/or graduate studies in a STEM education focus program. Support for the program is provided by a grant from the National Science Foundation, and the program is administered by the College of Education with support from the College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Engineering on campus.

The scholarship includes a stipend of $1,000 per semester with a maximum of $3,000 per year. This will be used toward tuition and other eligible student fees and expenses.

Requirements for eligibility:

  • Be a graduate of Boise State University’s IDoTeach program
  • Currently working as a secondary STEM educator in an Idaho school district
  • Be making progress towards an additional STEM endorsement or a STEM education certification or graduate degree program
  • Have been admitted into a STEM education focused graduate or certificate program

The scholarship holds a requirement of currently teaching in a formal secondary STEM education setting. The scholarship may be renewable if good academic progress continues to be made.

The application period is closed. Please check back in April 2018 or email the coordinator: 

Tatia Totorica, EdD
Boise State University
(208) 867-6736
tatiatotorica@boisestate.edu