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Scholarships for STEM Students

Robert Noyce Scholarship

Awarded in the Spring for up to two years in the amount of $14,000/year (math) or $12,000/year (science) for undergraduates. Post-baccalaureate students receive funding to cover up to one year of attendance.

The CU Denver Robert Noyce Scholarship Program promotes secondary teaching as a career for undergraduates and post-baccalaureates majors in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Through a generous grant from the National Science Foundation, the program aims to respond to the critical need for high quality math and science teachers by providing scholarships, research and teaching experiences, and professional development for talented students.

Scholarship criteria: All Noyce Scholars must teach for two years in a high needs setting per year of financial support awarded. They must also attend the bimonthly seminars and dedicate eight hours per semester to help with program recruiting efforts. All applicants must: be a United States citizen, national, or permanent resident at the time of application; demonstrate financial need; have a minimum GPA (overall and in major) of 3.0.; enroll full time at CU Denver; be a current math or science major OR have appropriate credits in math and science as a baccalaureate; be on track to complete the requirements of the secondary science or math certifications within two years; and demonstrate a commitment to pursue a teaching career in a high needs school district and to meeting the employment conditions of the Noyce Scholarship Program.

Sally Tague Memorial Scholarship Fund in Science and Mathematics

Award amount is dependent on available funds. Awards are for the full academic year and are made in the spring of the previous year. 

Scholarship criteria: Must be an undergraduate or graduate student at SEHD. Candidates shall be at a minimum second year students who have a proven track record of working with children in the classroom and have an exceptional ability and interest in mathematics and the sciences. Candidates must have a documented financial need. Candidates must be students who will contribute to diversity in the school community through their backgrounds and experiences. Candidates should: value education and have a strong desire to learn and teach; relate well to diverse students; be passionate, positive, energetic, creative and enthusiastic. GPA must be 3.0 or higher. Candidates are required to provide a letter of reference that includes observations of teaching or interacting with children/youth. A resume is required. Award funds may be used for tuition and books. ​

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