Applications

Applications are considered twice a year. For priority fall semester consideration, please apply by March 30, and by October 30 for the following spring consideration. 

Graduate Scholarship, acceptance into the National Science Foundation Noyce Scholars Program in the College of Education and Social Sciences requires:

  • Scholarship Application form
  • 500-1500 word essay that addresses:
    1. An important experience from your personal education. Discuss how this experience will inform your work as a teacher.
    2. What interests you in teaching in a high-needs school district?  How will you contribute in a positive way to the school environment?
    3. What personal goals do you hope to accomplish by becoming a Robert Noyce Grant Scholar?  
  • Official transcript demonstrating 3.0 GPA
  • Completed FAFSA form at fafsa.org
  • Graduate Writing Exam
  • Two letters of recommendation on the appropriate College of Education and Social Sciences recommendation form.
  • Evidence of a passing score on Test of Academic Proficiency, or a 22 or higher on ACT with writing portion. 
  • Interview with the Noyce scholar selection committee.

Undergraduate Scholarship, acceptance into the National Science Foundation Noyce Scholars Program in the College of Education and Social Sciences requires:

  • Scholarship Application form
  • 500-1500 word essay that addresses:
    1. An important experience from your personal education. Discuss how this experience will inform your work as a teacher.
    2. What interests you in teaching in a high-needs school district?  How will you contribute in a positive way to the school environment?
    3. What personal goals do you hope to accomplish by becoming a Robert Noyce Grant Scholar?  
  • Official transcript demonstrating 3.0 GPA
  • Completed FAFSA form at fafsa.org
  • Graduate Writing Exam
  • Two letters of recommendation on the appropriate College of Education and Social Sciences recommendation form.
  • Evidence of a passing score on Test of Academic Proficiency, or a 22 or higher on ACT with writing portion.
  • Interview with the Noyce scholar selection committee.