Newberry College has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Robert C. Noyce Scholarship Grant. The Noyce program pays for internship opportunities for freshmen and sophomores. It also provided scholarships for 3rd, 4th, and 5th year students majoring in chemistry, biology, or math education.
The Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program is funded by the National Science Foundation through the Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program. Award Number: DU-0934802. The program seeks to recruit and engage students with strong content knowledge in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) to become teachers in high-need schools.The Prinicple Investigator (PI) for the grant is Cindy Johnson, Assistant Dean for Transformative Initiatives. The program is named for a pioneer of semiconductor development and founder of the semiconductor industry. Through this NSF grant, two academic opportunities are available for students interested in education within the STEM disciplines:
Summer Internships to help one learn more about the teaching discipline. This is geared for college freshmen and sophomores and includes an education course and internship at at least one site off campus.
Scholarships for student dedicated to a teacher secondary level certification degree in biology, chemistry or mathematics.
For more information please contact Mrs. Colette Reamer in SCM 119A or at 803-321-5250.
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