NEWEST: Noyce Fellowship Info Meeting;
Monday, December 2, 2013
Junior or Senior Math or Science Majors who are:
- might consider a career in teaching
- could use scholarship money to help fund their education
- would like additional support in getting started in their careers (conference funding, membership in professional organizations, access to an equipment ‘lending library’, etc.)
You can receive $20,000. in undergraduate and/or $15,000 in graduate scholarship funding in support of your studies at IC leading to teacher certification in physics, chemistry, biology, or math AND additional support in starting a teaching career in return for agreeing to teach two years in a ‘high-needs’ school for each funding package accepted.
At the meeting, we will describe the fellowship benefit package and explain how to apply.
[P.S. – There will be pizza!]
The Robert Noyce Fellowship is a National Science Foundation (NSF) funded scholarship program at IC which is designed to encourage college STEM majors to enter the creative, challenging, and interesting fields of math or science teaching. The fellowship was created in response to the critical shortage of well qualified teachers in these areas. Online information can be found at (/hs/noyce/).
At some point in their lives, most people ask themselves:
"Does my life have meaning?"
Most teachers answer it emphatically: