Noyce Scholarship Program Eligibility & Application Criteria

Eligibility and Criteria

An undergraduate scholarship applicant must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • Be a U.S. citizen, national, or permanent resident alien.

  • Be pursuing a first bachelor's degree in Mathematics.

  • Be currently enrolled at Millersville University.

  • Have completed course-work that will allow for certification to be completed in two (2) years.

  • Provide unofficial college academic transcript(s) showing a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

  • Provide a current resumè.

  • Be available to be interviewed by the committee.

  • Be enrolled as a full-time student for the 2011-2012 academic year at an accredited institution.

  • Provide three (3) signed and sealed Confidential Letters of Recommendations.

  • Provide a signed National Science Foundation - Millersville University Robert Noyce Scholarship/Stipend Agreement.

  • Complete the FAFSA form.

A graduate stipend applicant must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • Be a U.S. citizen, national, or permanent resident alien.

  • Be a matriculated, graduate-level student

  • Be enrolled at Millersville University as a Post-Baccalaureate student seeking certification to teach secondary mathematics.

  • Have completed course-work that will allow for certification to be completed in one (1) years.

  • Hold a completed bachelor's degree.

  • Not be certified to teach.

  • Provide unofficial college academic transcript(s) showing a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

  • Provide a current resumè.

  • Be available to be interviewed by the committee.

  • Provide three (3) signed and sealed Confidential Letters of Recommendations.

  • Provide a signed National Science Foundation - Millersville University Robert Noyce Scholarship/Stipend Agreement.

  • Complete the FAFSA form.


If participants are unable to (1) complete their degree and certification programs or (2) meet their Service Requirement, they will be required to repay the National Science Foundation (NSF) the amount of their Noyce support, plus any applicable intetrest. A signed promissory note is required, acknowledging the conditional nature of the scholarship or stipend and stating a promise to repay the funds.

Robert Noyce scholars are responsible for ensuring that the school districts in which they plan to teach qualify as high need under the National Science Foundation guidelines. Scholars are highly encouraged to complete their teaching requirements in the state of Pennsylvania.