- A Noyce Scholarship is a competitive, prestigious award that is widely recognized and valued by school districts.
- Noyce Scholars receive a tuition scholarship of $15,000 on the condition that they teach in high-needs school districts for a minimum of two years within eight years after graduating. Noyce Scholars are also eligible to apply for additional partial scholarship funds.
- Noyce Scholars receive high-quality preparation to teach in high-needs schools and districts.
- Noyce Scholars receive funding to attend professional conferences.
- Noyce Scholars participate in significant field experiences in high-needs urban and rural schools.
- Noyce Scholars receive ongoing professional development once they are working in schools after receiving their Master’s Degree.
- Noyce Scholars become part of an ongoing professional learning community of Noyce graduates.
What does it mean to be a Noyce Scholar?
What Ithaca College. Masters programs do Noyce Scholars enroll in?
M.A.T. in Adolescence Education (with N.Y.S. certification to teach Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, Math, and Physics in grades 7-12)
Master’s in Childhood Education (with certification to teach grades 1-6)
- Intensive, full-time, 13-month Master’s program leading to N.Y.S. teaching certification (recognized by most other states). A new cohort of students begins the program in late May each year and is eligible for teaching certification, a master’s degree, and the job search by the following summer
- Total tuition cost: $28,044 (M.A.T.)/ $29,602 (Childhood Education)
- Close collaboration with faculty members and local public school teachers
- An emphasis on theory-practice connections and culturally-responsive teaching
- Multiple and varied field experiences including a week-long Urban Education Experience at our partner schools in New York City
- Consistent emphasis on equity and social justice
What are the admissions requirements?
- GPA of 3.0 or higher
- Completion of prerequisites, including for your particular teacher certification area (Biology Education, Chemistry Education, Earth Science Education, Math Education, or Physics Education)
- Submission of G.R.E. scores
- Submission of an online application (including personal statements and letters of recommendations)
- Admissions Interview