Noyce Teacher Scholarship

The Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship

The Noyce Teacher Scholarship is made possible by a $1.1 million grant from the National Science Foundation to support increasing the number of undergraduate students pursuing STEM teaching and preparing them to be highly effective secondary educators in high-need schools.

Available to Marian University juniors and seniors, the Noyce scholarship can help diversify the teacher population in high-need schools.

Indiana is currently experiencing teacher shortages in secondary mathematics and all science disciplines, which negatively impacts the educational access of youth in high-need schools throughout the state. The Marian University Noyce program aims to address the teacher shortage by preparing undergraduates majoring in biology, chemistry, and mathematics to become secondary mathematics or science teachers in high-need schools.

Noyce Scholarship recipients can receive up to $15,000 per year for two years while at Marian University.

“It is especially critical to recruit and train secondary STEM teachers into highly-skilled, proficient educators, using the best rubrics taught by the most highly qualified education faculty in the state.”

LaTonya Turner, Ph.D.
Dean, Klipsch Educators College

Frequently Asked Questions

Want to know more?

Contact MUNoyce@marian.edu to hear from one of our representatives!

david benson
David P. Benson, Ph.D.
Professor of Biology
Chair, Department of Biology Director, Nina Mason Pulliam EcoLab
Matthew-DeLong
Matthew DeLong, Ph.D.
Professor of Mathematics
Chair, Department of Mathematics
Matthew Hollowell
Matthew Hollowell, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Education Klipsch Educators College
Christopher Nicholson
Christopher Nicholson, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Chemistry Chair, Department of Chemistry and Physical Sciences
Erika Wise
Erika Wise, Ed.D.
Assistant Dean for Academic Quality Klipsch Educators College

“The Noyce grant will allow Marian faculty to continue to collaborate with our STEM alumni so that they receive the ongoing professional support to be highly effective STEM educators.”

Matthew Hollowell, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Education, Klipsch Educators College

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant DUE-2050395.

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