Noyce Scholars Program seeks future math teachers

Colorado State University - Pueblo Noyce Scholars Program seeks future math teachers

PUEBLO – If you are interested in mathematics, need money for college, seek a career as a
K-12 mathematics teacher, or already have a degree in mathematics, science, or engineering, the Noyce Scholars Program at Colorado State University-Pueblo offers a variety of opportunities and resources that may interest you.

An informational session about the Noyce Scholars Program will be held from 3-4 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 15 in Physics/Math 103. Noyce Scholarships and Stipends are offered by the National Science Foundation.

College freshmen and sophomores should attend the informational session to prepare for future scholarships and internship opportunities. College juniors and seniors may obtain application forms for the 2012-13 Noyce Scholarships, which offer up to $14,000 per year to complete a mathematics teaching license. One-year stipends of up to $23,000 are available to those who already have a degree in mathematics, science or engineering, and who wish to seek a mathematics teaching license.

All Noyce scholarship and stipend recipients must commit to teaching two years in a high-needs school district for each year of Noyce scholarship support. Mentoring and professional development support will be available through the first two years of teaching as part of the Noyce program.

For more information about eligibility requirements for scholarships and stipends, contact Janet Nichols, associate professor of mathematics, at 549-2642 or janet.nichols@colostate-pueblo.edu