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Current Scholar Resources

Resources

INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Department of Energy Internships (.pdf). Email project coordinator for contact information.

SURVEYS/FORMS

Noyce Scholar Profile Survey

 

Undergraduate Scholarship/Stipend Agreement (.pdf)

New Noyce Scholars and stipend recipients (graduate level) complete the Scholarship/Stipend Agreement as a condition of accepting Noyce funding.

Graduate Scholarship/Stipend Agreement (.pdf)

New Noyce Scholars and stipend recipients (graduate level) complete the Scholarship/Stipend Agreement as a condition of accepting Noyce funding.

SCHOOL ELIGIBILITY 

APPROVED K-12 SCHOOLS: Which Rural/Urban Schools Qualify as “High-Need”?   

To qualify as “high-need” according to the National Science Foundation for the purposes of the Robert Noyce Grant requirements, a school district must meet one of the following criteria:     

 (A) a high percentage of individuals from families with incomes below the poverty line;

 

(B) a high percentage of secondary school teachers not teaching in the content area in which they were trained to teach; or

 

(C) a high teacher turnover rate.

 

New York State School & District Report Cards

Scholars can locate a school or district in New York State and view % of students eligible to receive free/reduced lunch, teacher turnover rate, and teacher qualifications (% teaching out of certification). Please note this is only a guide as information frequently changes.

 

Directions to locate a current high need school district in NYS (.pdf)

 

Scholarship recipients are expected to teach in a qualified K-12 school for two years for every year of support received. Noyce Scholars are responsible for ensuring that the school districts they are teaching in qualify as high needs under the National Science Foundation guidelines. This document gives instructions on how to find a school within a qualified district in New York State.

TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THESE SCHOLAR BENEFITS

Special Funding

Noyce Scholars can apply for funds to attend regional conferences and/or to join professional societies. Available funds are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis. Please send an email request to noyce@cortland.edu.

Graduation Stoles

Noyce Scholars will receive special recognition Noyce graduation stoles to wear during graduation ceremonies.

Spring Reception

A reception will be held in honor of current Noyce Scholars. Family members and significant others are invited to attend.

Networking/Education

Noyce Facebook

Noyce Scholars are invited to join the Noyce networking site (Robert Noyce Scholars) on Facebook. Opportunities for Noyce Scholars (e.g., paid summer research experiences) and general educators discussions are posted.

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Teacher Professional Development Network (for current teachers)

Find an up-to-date listing of teacher professional development activities in the Central New York region: http://www.cnyteacherpdnetwork.org

High-need Courses

The Noyce Project highly recommends several courses offered by Cortland Urban Recruitment of Educators (C.U.R.E):

INT 270: Exploring Education, Urban Emphasis
FSA 101: Introduction to Urban Education
FSA 103: Gender, Race, & Class Issues in Education
AAS 581/EDU 525: Teaching the Inner City Child