Noyce Summer Scholars Program Summer 2014
How to Apply
- Complete the on-line application form
- Submit personal statement (a 500-word or fewer essay on your research interests, any prior research experience, and career goals) and transcript as a pdf attachment to email@example.com.
- Have two letters of recommendation, one of which is from a science professor and is submitted on your behalf by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hardcopy applications can be submitted to:Noyce Summer Scholars Program
University of Vermont
College of Education and Social Services
85 South Prospect Street
411 Waterman Building
Burlington, VT 05405-0160
Deadline: April 1, 2014
A New Generation of Teachers
he Noyce Undergraduate Summer Science Research Program is for first and second year students enrolled full-time in a science degree program. Its goal is to couple 7-12 science education and outreach with educators engaged in scientific research. Awardees will receive a stipend of $4,100 to participate in a 10-week summer research institute with researchers in the field of natural and physical sciences.
The National Science Foundation has recently awarded a grant to UVM to help recruit and educate the next generation of science teachers. The grant is primarily a vehicle to award scholarships for students majoring in science to become certified teachers and for science and technology professionals to return to school to change careers to teaching. As part of the award there is a summer research institute, the purpose of which is to help students hone their interest in science while exploring the possibility of science teaching as a career path.
Eligibility: Students with a declared science major completing their
first or second year. Individuals with disabilities or students from
groups underrepresented in science or teaching are strongly
Stipend: $4,100 for 10 weeks
Application deadline: April 1, 2014
Program dates: June 1 – August 13 (10 weeks with exact start/end dates flexible with research advisor)
Contact Dr. Rory Waterman Rory.Waterman@uvm.edu. with any questions about the program or applying.
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