SU Noyce Scholarships
Current SU sophomores: Apply for Noyce scholarships; SU expects to have funding to support 12 Noyce Scholars per year through spring 2023.
- Receive a $10,000 scholarship for Junior year and another $10,000 scholarship for Senior year by agreeing to teach two years for each year of scholarship funding received.
- Teaching commitment after graduation may be fulfilled in Dorchester, Somerset, Wicomico, or Worcester County, or any other high-need district in the U.S. approved by SU. Contact the professors supervising the Noyce project to determine if a given school district qualifies.
- Work with expert local Wicomico County STEM teachers to design, implement, and analyze research lessons.
- Travel to professional conferences to present your work.
- Prepare to become a teacher by taking coursework in STEM teaching methods, technology, classroom management, and working with diverse students.
- Benefit from a professional community of Noyce peers who meet for monthly seminars and online discussions about topics that help you succeed as a STEM teacher.
- Receive regular guidance from an experienced mentor teacher and a support community of your peers as you complete your first years of teaching. Analyze teaching in your peers’ classrooms by engaging in online discussion of their video recorded lessons.
- Visit SU's Academic Works website to apply.
- Adjust your schedule to complete coursework for the SU secondary teacher preparation program; see one of the professors supervising the project if you need help.
- Maintain a minimum 3.0 overall GPA.
- Meet all requirements to enter SU’s Professional Teacher Education Program in your Junior year.
- File a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and send results to SU.
- Applications received by February 15 will be given first consideration. Applications will be accepted through April 15 and considered pending availability of funds.
- Provide documentation of being a U.S. Citizen, National, or Permanent Resident Alien.