NSF Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program

Partnership of the UTA College of Education, College of Science, & College of Engineering
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Preparing STEM Leaders in Education

The Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program provides funding to institutions of higher education to provide scholarships, stipends, and programmatic support to recruit and prepare STEM majors and professionals to become K-12 teachers. The program seeks to increase the number of K-12 teachers with strong STEM content knowledge who teach in high-need school districts.

Program Details

$10,000 scholarships available for the teacher certification coursework after graduating as an undergrad at the University of Texas at Arlington.


  • Graduating Seniors with an undergraduate major in any STEM field
  • Recent Graduates, Graduate Students, or Professionals with an undergraduate degree in any STEM field
  • Those above planning to complete secondary STEM teacher certification at UTA


  • One year scholarship ($10,000)
  • Candidates will be mentored by experienced teachers
  • Recipients must teach for two years in a high-need school district, such as Arlington ISD

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) fields eligible for teacher certification include: biology, geology, chemistry, physics, mathematics, computer science, and engineering.

Scholarship applications accepted on an ongoing basis for the 2024-2025 academic year.

Would you like to know more about the College of Education Post-baccalaureate Teacher Certification program? Go to their website: COED Post-bac Teacher Certification Program

Curious, but not sure about next steps? See below if you're ready to commit, or try teaching during your senior year at UTA in SCIE 1334. Contact an advisor for more info.

A lasting impact...

Hear directly from scholars and fellows about why the NSF Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program is so valuable.

K-12 Students in a STEM Class

Next Steps

Stay at UTA one more year with a Noyce Scholarship to become a teacher - share your STEM knowledge and influence the future! For more information, connect with a member of our team at 817-272-2832, or if you're ready to apply, fill out the online application below. You'll also find links to an online recommendation form or can download a paper recommendation form here.

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Partnership of the UTA College of Education, College of Science, & College of Engineering. This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation, NSF DUE Grant Nos. 1758507. The opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.