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Science Teacher Scholars Program

Scholarship Applications 2016 are DUE August 26

Through its Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program, NSF provides funding to institutions for scholarships and programmatic support to recruit and prepare science majors to become K-12 teachers. The Science Teacher Scholars program seeks to increase the number of K-12 teachers with science content knowledge to teach in schools with a diverse population of students.

The five-year grant was obtained by Bridgewater in partnership with Massasoit Community College and four public school districts – Brockton, Fall River, Randolph and Freetown-Lakeville.

Scholarships will be awarded to support the final two years of 40 BSU science majors who decide to enroll in an education licensure program. The scholarships are valued at $10,000 for each year, fully covering tuition, fees and books for the academic year.

Twelve of the scholarships will be specifically for science majors seeking to become elementary education teachers and 28 for secondary education. The program will also fund eight paid summer internships at either BSU or Massasoit for first and second-year science majors.

“As an institution, we are proud to receive another significant grant from the National Science Foundation,” said Dr. Dana Mohler-Faria, president of BSU, “As the largest educator of science and mathematics teachers in the commonwealth, the Science Teacher Scholars program will continue to support a core mission of the university since its founding – to expertly prepare those aspiring to become educators.”
  

 
 

 

 

 



 

Science Teacher Scholars Program Elements
Elements                                  Due Date
Outreach Opportunities        Rolling
Summer Internships               March
Scholarships                             Aug.​ and Jan.

This program is supported by the Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program funded by the National Science  Foundation. Project number  DUE - 1339779.

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​.

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