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About the Program

The Lehman Noyce STEMELL Scholarship Program is a dual BA/MA (Bachelor’s and Master’s) program. The program, funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and named after Robert Noyce, provides an opportunity of a lifetime for qualified, energetic college undergraduates, who have a passion for pursuing a professional career in teaching mathematics or science.
Noyce Scholars are some of the most sought after applicants for teaching positions nationwide.

The Lehman Noyce STEMELL Program encourages talented STEM majors to become teachers in high-need districts. The uniqueness and strength of our program lies in not only equipping scholars with the capacity to improve the quality of math and science education offered in their schools but also providing scholars with proficiency in teaching math and science to English Language Learners and students from different cultural backgrounds

Scholars are eligible to receive:

A three-year scholarship covering full tuition and fees to complete a combined undergraduate (BA in mathematics or science) and graduate (Master’s in mathematics or science education) degrees;

$5000 per year Paid internships to work with public school students for each of the first two years;

Possibility of a full-time teaching position in a New York City middle or high school after successful completion of the undergraduate degree;

A Laptop computer 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;