Texas Tech University

Noyce Scholars Program

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Program Highlights

The Noyce Scholars program is designed for undergraduate students who are interested in making an impact through teaching mathematics at the K-12 level. The program is primarily aimed at mathematics majors who may wish to pursue teaching certification or education majors who pursue their specialty in secondary mathematics. Recruitment will be through the Learning Assistant program.

Learning Assistants

• Apply in the Fall semester of your sophomore year
• Semester long assistantship in a Calculus II classes
• $1,000 stipend

Noyce Scholars

• Selected from cohort of successful Learning Assistants
• Two-year teacher training and K-12 experience
• Up to $15,000 in scholarship support per year for two years
• Scholars teach two years in a high-needs school district for each year of scholarship support

Contact Information

For more information, email the jerry.dwyer@ttu.edu

What is a "High Needs School"?

  • The term "high needs local educational agency" means a local educational agency that serves an elementary or secondary school located in an area in which there is:
    • A high percentage of individuals from families with incomes below the poverty line
    • A high percentage of secondary school teachers not teaching in the content area in which the teachers were trained
    • A high teacher turnover rate.


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This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 1852944. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.