Financial Aid and Scholarships
for Future Mathematics and Science Teachers
Noyce Scholarships are designed to encourage talented math, science and engineering majors and professionals to enter into the teaching profession. Each Noyce Scholar can receive up to two years of scholarships with stipends of $12,000 per year. Noyce Scholars will be selected by consideration of academic achievement, under-representation and financial need. Scholarships will be awarded on a competitive basis. For more detailed information and an application, please visit our Noyce Scholarship page. Applications are DUE: 4pm, Friday, March 2017.
Math & Science Scholarships
Future Math/Science Teacher Scholarship - The Mathematics and Science Teacher Initiative (MSTI) at California State University, Chico is focused on recruiting students to become math and science teachers. They have a special scholarship program that awards scholarships up to $5,000. Applications are DUE: 4pm, Friday, March 2017.
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Frank Pennington Memorial Scholarship is to be awarded to a high caliber, bright, capable, deserving student who has shown a strong interest in the teaching profession of mathematics or science. Recipient should have the potential to make a difference as a high school science or mathematic teacher. Dr. Frank Pennington was Dean of the College of Natural Sciences from 1969 until 1977 and was a Professor in the Department of Chemistry until he retired in 1986. He and his wife Marcia have always been concerned with the quality of high school science and mathematics teaching. Apply through the CSU Chico Financial Aid & Scholarship Office.
The Paul G. Hewitt Scholarship for Future High School Physics Teachers is offered directly by the Physics Department.
Off-Campus Scholarships and Financial Support
The Federal Perkins Loan Teacher Cancellation program applies to teachers who have taught in an elementary or secondary school in the fields of science. If a borrower is eligible for teacher cancellation under any of the categories, up to 100 percent of the loan may be canceled for teaching service.
The Knowles Math & Science Teaching Fellowships are for students who have received a bachelor's or advanced degree in science and are committed to teaching high school science. The fellowship supports them professionally and financially for up to five years through a teacher preparation program to eligibility for tenure.