Frequently Asked Questions

Who is the Noyce Scholars Program tailored for?

This program is designed for upper division and transfer undergraduate students who are majoring in math or the sciences (biology, chemistry, and physics.

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How much scholarship assistance is available through the program?

Noyce Scholars receive up to $10,000 for two years ($20,000 total) to help finance the completion of their degrees.

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What are the requirements of the program?

In order to qualify for Noyce, candidates must be a single subject math or science major, be of junior or senior class standing, be in god standing with the university (full-time student, minimum 3.0 GPA (cumulative or last 30 units), and complete degree requirements in 2 years), be willing to work as a student teacher in partner school, qualify for any form of financial aid, and agree to teach in a high-need secondary school for a minimum of 4 years  in the Los Angeles, Lynwood, Compton and Inglewood Unified School Districts after completing their preliminary credential.

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Will I earn my teaching credential through this program?

The Noyce Scholars Program prepares you to earn your credential. Upon completing the program, Noyce Scholars have the opportunity to enter one of CSUDH unique credential programs, Transition To Teaching (TTT) or STEM Teachers in Advanced Residency (STAR), where they can earn a credential in just one year.

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Will I be working as a Teaching Assistant?

Yes. Noyce Scholars gain hands-on experience working as TAs in classrooms at our partnering schools in the Los Angeles, Lynwood, Compton and Inglewood Unified School Districts.

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