Undergraduate Prospective Scholars

Eligibility

  • Must be a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) major
  • Good academic standing at UNH
  • Must be at least second semester sophomore (57 or more credits by end of Spring 2012)

    Seniors – Take GREs and apply for graduate admission to either the Master of Arts in Teaching or the Master of Education (Feb. 1 deadline). Check out the UNH Graduate School website for more details and for the application. You will also need to complete the Noyce Scholarship application (downloadable below) and submit by November 1 or March 1.

    Sophomores/Juniors – Complete the Noyce Scholarship application (see details below) and submit it by November 1 or March 1.

    Freshmen/Sophomores2012 summer fellowship opportunities

    All undergraduates should contact the UNH Noyce Scholarship Program advisors listed under the "Contact Us" link, above.

Application and Selection Process

  • Apply to the UNH Noyce Scholarship Program (download Noyce Scholarship application [pdf]) -- 
  • November 1 and March 1 deadlines -- Applications should be delivered to the Leitzel Center office, Parsons Hall, Room N117

 

  • Read the Noyce Applicant Review Criteria:
    • Grade point average, especially grades in STEM major and education courses.
    • Well written personal statement that displays passion for STEM discipline and teaching, a disposition to care for students, willingness to take initiative, and understanding of the characteristics of a good teacher.
    • Letters of recommendation depict STEM ability, responsibility, reliability, leadership, previous success when working with children, good communication skills, intellectual curiosity, and willingness to use criticism to improve.
    • Successful experience working with children and teaching colleagues as demonstrated in Education 500 "Exploring Teaching" or an equivalent experience.
    • Financial need and/or underrepresented status of the applicant in STEM education.
  • HAND DELIVERED APPLICATIONS SHOULD GO TO THE LEITZEL CENTER IN PARSONS HALL (NOT NESMITH HALL as stated on application form)

Questions?

noyce.scholarship@unh.edu