scholarships

TEAM-UP is proud to be a 
NSF Noyce Capacity Building Program, NSF Noyce Phase I Project Site, PhysTEC Comprehensive Site, and 100Kin10 Partner

TEAM-UP Noyce Scholarship Program

The TEAM-UP Noyce Scholarship Program is intended support Mines students and alums planning to pursue a teaching career in science or mathematics. Ideal candidates should demonstrate academic success in STEM combined with a strong desire to pursue a teaching career in science or mathematics. The value of the scholarship is $10,000 per semester, and students are eligible for the scholarship during their junior year, senior year, and while finishing their teaching license as a UNC postbac. The scholarship is very competitive and selective. Scholarship recipients are required to complete two years of teaching in a high-needs school district for every year of scholarship received. Calls for applications are announced in mid-October and mid-February each semester, and the most current application can be found at tiny.cc/noycescholarship. The priority deadline for Spring 2018 is November 13th.


TEACH Grant

The TEACH Grant provides $4000 per year if you agree to teach math or science for four years in a high needs school.  Also must meet federal requirements for Financial Aid and have a record of strong academic achievement.


Rural Educator Stipend

Interested in student teaching in a rural district? If so, you can earn $2800 to do so. Learn more here.


Universal Scholarship Application

Go to http://www.unco.edu/financial-aid/types-of-financial-aid/scholarships.aspx for more information.

The universal scholarship application uses one common application to generate a list of availiable scholarips for students, who can then apply for them with a click of a button! Here are some of the many availiable scholarships through this application for Science Education majors:


Edith M. Selberg Scholarship


The Edith M. Selberg Scholarship is awarded to science education majors. To qualify for this opportunity the applicant must be a full-time student; majoring in science education; show outstanding academic achievement; and demonstrate ability in the field, and future promise. This scholarship is renewable. To apply, please fill out the Universal Scholarship Application.


MacCracken Memorial Award


The MacCracken Memorial Award is awarded to graduate students that have an interest in elementary and middle school science and science teacher education. Preference to student with Elementary/Middle school teaching experience. This scholarship is renewable. To apply, please fill out the Universal Scholarship Application.


Robert Sund Memorial Award


The Robert Sund Memorial Award is awarded to a qualifying graduate student with the intent to become a certified science teacher or furthering career in science education; the applicant must demonstrate promise and financial need. This scholarship is renewable. To apply, please fill out the Universal Scholarship Application.