About the Noyce Scholars Program

Scholarships and support for future math and science teachers

Benefits of the Noyce Program
The Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program at William and Mary seeks to encourage talented science and mathematics majors and professionals to become mathematics and science teachers at the middle and high school level. The program encourages teachers through financial and professional support.

Benefits of the Scholarship

  • Financial support to Noyce Scholars includes a scholarship for $10,000 per academic year
  • Summer stipend of $450/week for up to eight weeks supporting an intership in research or in a science or mathematics education experience
  • Training and experiences for a teaching certification in science or mathematics (grades 6-12)
  • Enhanced opportunities for research, clinical experiences and internships
  • Mentoring throughout early-career by a nationally certified science teacher
  • Professional support and development provided by workshops and conferences as part of the larger community of Noyce Scholars across the nation

Expectations of the Scholarship

  • Take courses to earn your teaching certification in science or mathematics
  • Take the 1-credit course, "How Students Learn"
  • Take a field experience course, "Theory & Practice: Practicum in Science and Math Teaching in High Need Schools"
  • Teach for two years in a  high need school district for each year of scholarship funding
  • Stay in contact with the W&M School of Education after graduation

Benefits of the Undergraduate Summer Experience

  • Summer stipend of $450/week for up to eight weeks supporting an intership in research or in a science or mathematics education experience
  • No service requirement
  • Supports summer school programs, camps, research projects and other experiences around W&M, near your hometown, or nationwide*

* Undergruates have the responsibility of finding their own summer experience. Contact [[achen03, Amy Chen]] for more information on possible experiences in the local area.