APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, April 1, 2022, TENTATIVE INTERVIEW DATES: April 4-8, 2022

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

To apply for the Noyce Scholarship program, you must complete the following steps:

  

Step1: Complete the application.

 

Step2: Write a 200– 500-word personal statement describing your educational and career goals.

 

Step 3: Include a current résumé that details your education, work experience, honors and awards, extracurricular events and community activities, and

employment.

Step4: Provide unofficial copies of education transcripts from the last two years.

 Step 5: Provide informatin for two references who can talk about your academic achievement and potential for success as a teacher.

Step 6: Complete an interview. (This will be scheduled upon receipt of application.)

 

Send your completed application, personal statement, résumé, transcript, and letters of recommendation to:

 

Noyce Scholarship Program

University of South Carolina

c/o Mrs. Kathy Henson

Instruction & Teacher Education (ITE)

Wardlaw 028

820 S. Main St.

Columbia, SC 29208

 

or Email materials to Kathy Henson at winnk@mailbox.sc.edu or Dr. Lotter at lotter@mailbox.sc.edu or hand deliver to Shanita Muller in Wardlaw 107

SELECTION CRITERIA

To apply for the program in 2022-2023, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Enrolled at the University of South Carolina.
  • Majoring in a field of science, engineering sciences, or mathematics (i.e. STEM majors). 
  • Selected an academic major that will serve as a teaching specialization in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Geoscience, Earth Science, or Mathematics. 
  • A minimum GPA of 3.0.
  • Be a junior or senior or MT science or math student in the 2022-2023 school year. 

 

 You must also:

  • Pursue an academic major in a STEM field as described above (e.g., biology, chemistry, statistics, mathematics, physics, or earth science) that will serve as their teaching specialization in grades 9 through12.
  • Teach middle or high school for a minimum of two years for each year of scholarship support in a “high-need” school in the United States. Scholarship monies must be returned if the Noyce Scholar does not complete the teaching requirement.
  • Attend full time and complete your bachelor’s degree and Masters of Teaching (MT) or Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT).
  • Complete the USC Noyce Scholarship agreement.
  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident alien.
 
 
This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. (1660700)