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About the Program

The Lehman College MASTER (Noyce Scholarship) program is a partnership of the School of Education with the Division of Natural and Social Sciences and School District 10 in the Bronx. The program, which is funded by the National Science Foundation and named for Robert Noyce, the founder of Intel, will prepare young, energetic mathematics and science teachers of tomorrow. Noyce scholars in the MASTER program are selected from undergraduate juniors who are majoring in mathematics or sciences and who demonstrate exceptional academic skills and have a passion for pursuing a professional career in teaching mathematics or science in high needs middle schools.

The MASTER Program offers:

A one-year scholarship covering full tuition and fees for undergraduate seniors to complete their undergraduate study in their disciplines;

Another two-year scholarship covering full tuition and fees for the Noyce scholars to continue their graduate study (Master’s degree) in mathematics or science education;

Paid internships to work with public school students;

Laptop computers to facilitate educational and internship experiences;

Support of the Noyce scholars to obtain a New York State initial teaching certificate;

Study with exceptional faculty in science and/or mathematics;

Hands-on experiences in New York City public schools;

Possibility of a full-time teaching position in a New York City middle school after successful completion of the program.