Colorado State University-Pueblo
Robert Noyce Scholars Program:
Meeting the K-12 Mathematics Educational Needs of Southeastern
The Noyce "Explore Teaching"
Summer Internship Program
- Receive $350 per week for a total of 3 weeks
- On-campus housing and travel stipends will be provided for interns
residing outside of Pueblo County
- Must be available these dates:
- Wednesday – Thursday, June 11 – 12
- Monday – Thursday June 16 – 19
- Monday – Thursday June 23 – 26
- Monday – Tuesday, June 30 - July 1
Applications will be reviewed beginning April 18, 2014
Closing date for applications: Friday, May 2, 2014
The goal of
the CSU-Pueblo Noyce Scholars Program is to strengthen 7-12 mathematics
achievement throughout the region of southeastern Colorado by providing
incentives and support which will attract undergraduates and
post-baccalaureate professionals to the teaching profession, provide them
with the strong content and pedagogical training required to teach in
high-need schools, and retain them within the teaching profession beyond
their obligatory service period.
The program is
a collaboration of faculty in the Department of Mathematics & Physics
and Teacher Education at the University, faculty at four area community
colleges, two local school districts, and five community
the program comes from a five-year, $1.26 million grant awarded to the
University by the National Science Foundation (NSF) through its Robert
Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program.
national program, NSF seeks to address an existing shortage of fully
credentialed K-12 mathematics teachers by encouraging talented science,
technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) majors and professionals to
enter the teaching profession.
the Noyce Scholars Program will provide significant scholarships, stipends,
and academic programs for undergraduate mathematics majors who earn a full
teaching credential at CSU-Pueblo and commit to teaching in a high-need
K-12 school district.
As a condition
of accepting this grant from the NSF, the University has agreed to fulfill
the following responsibilities:
- Assuring that all selected Noyce recipients meet the
following eligibility requirements:
- Must be United States citizens, nationals, or
permanent resident aliens.
- Must be majoring or degreed in mathematics,
engineering, or a science discipline.
- Monitoring compliance of
scholarships and stipend recipients with respect to the service
requirement of teaching two years in a high-need school district for each year of Noyce support, and collecting repayment of awards (with
interest) from recipients who do not fulfill this service
- Collecting demographic data and
statistics on scholarship and stipend recipients as part of the
stipulations are reflected in the scholarship selection criteria and
application form, as described in the following