Alumni Association Undergraduate Scholarship
$1,000 award to 1 recipient for Spring and Fall semesters (April 1 deadline applies)
Scholarship criteria: UC Denver undergraduate degree-seeking student who is enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours per semester. Accepted into the School's Teacher Education program. Colorado resident and US citizen with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Your cover letter should address your financial need, explaining work, family and other special circumstances.
Recipient will be given a $1,000 award for both fall and spring semesters upon verification of the recipient's continuing eligibility.
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.
$500.00 awarded to 2- 4 recipients in Fall and Spring
Scholarship criteria: Admitted and registered in the Teacher Education licensure program. Your cover letter should address your ability to be a learner advocate and/or agent of change in a positive, professional and culturally responsive manner.