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Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program



  Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program at Delaware State University Are you looking for an exciting career where your contributions will make a difference?  Consider the challenging world of teaching and change the lives of students as a highly qualified teacher. Junior STEM majors are invited to apply for the 3-year Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program, which is funded by the National Science Foundation. Noyce Scholarships are intended for students who plan to pursue a K-12 mathematics or science teaching career and are enthusiastic about teaching in a high-need school district. These scholarships will provide generous support ($10,000 - $20,000 per year) for the Noyce Scholars while they complete their bachelor’s degree and their teacher certification requirements in the MAT program. Noyce Scholars will also receive additional support and are eligible for a $2,500 stipend during their first year of teaching. There are two scholarship options: Juniors can apply to participate in a three-year program; Seniors can apply to participate in a two-year program. Qualifications Juniors or Seniors majoring in Agricultural Science, Biology, Chemistry, Computer & Information Sciences, Mathematics, or Physics only; At least a 3.0 GPA; and Be a U.S. citizen, U.S. national, or have permanent resident status. Application Process Complete application Letters of recommendation by at least two faculty members Unofficial Transcripts Essay about interest and experience in STEM and teaching Qualified scholarship finalists will be granted an interview for the program. Preference given to applicants who have experience in STEM research.   Download the Noyce Scholarship Program Application here. Download the Noyce Scholarship Brochure here.   Program Requirements Remain a STEM major until graduation; Maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0; Participate in a summer research internship at the end of junior year; Participate in mentored teaching experience in a K-12 school during senior year; Participate in the Noyce Scholarship Program meetings and events including Saturday Round Tables; Attend at least one regional or national education conference; Enroll in and successfully complete the MAT program; and Enroll in and successfully complete the EDUC 502, First Year Teaching Seminar (3-credits). Complete 2 years of teaching in a high-need school district for each year of NSF-funded financial support.   If a student fails to meet the requirements for maintaining his/her scholarship, including enrolling in and completing the MAT program, and completing teaching obligation, the scholar will be required to repay all of the scholarship funds already awarded.  






Application Deadline: 

February 27, 2015


For more information, contact

Brenda Howard Hopkins, MPA               
Program Coordinator                                       
EH  - Room 248                                     

Executive Committee

Dr. Nicola D. Edwards-Omolewa, Chair (PI), Department of Mathematics

Dr. Sabrina McGary, Department of Biology (co-PI)

Dr. Tomasz Smolinski, Department of Computer & Information Science (co-PI)

Dr. Cherese Winstead, Department of Chemistry (co-PI)

Dr. Nirmaljit K. Rathee, Department of Education, (co-PI)

Dr. Pablo Ulises Suarez Joya

Pablo Suarez

Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Department of Mathematical Sciences
Delaware State University Dover, DE 19901
Tel: (302) 857-7583 E-mail:


PhD 2009, Mathematics, Renselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy NY

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Dr. Aristides Marcano Olaizola

Aristides Marcano Olaizola (PhD), Chair & Professor
Department of Physics and Engineering
Delaware State University



Master of Sciences in Physics and Mathematics (With Honors), Moscow State University, M.V. Lomonosov, Moscow, Russia (1977).

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Physics and Mathematical Sciences, Moscow State University, M.V. Lomonosov, Moscow, Russia (1980).

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Dr. Thomas A. Planchon

Dr. Thomas A. Planchon

Associate Professor
Department of Physics and Engineering
Optical Science Center for Applied Research (OSCAR)
Delaware State University
Dover, DE, 19901

Tel: 302 857 6526

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The Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technology (BSEET) program, prepares the student for a position as a technologist, in industries such as aerospace, computers, communications, biomedical, chemical, power etc. and many other federal engineering job positions. Students are offered a wide range of training in topics such as instrumentation, automation and controls, microelectronics, communications, motors and generators, computer applications, programming and interfacing. Moreover, the program emphasizes written and oral communications skills as well as modern methods of industrial administration and supervision. The students of this program will have to complete 129 credit hours in total to get a degree in BSEET. Program Description

Dean's Distinguished Lecturer-KLee

    Eventbrite - "Alzheimer's:Current/Future Prospects-Diagnosis/Treatment" Dr. Kelvin Lee

The Spring 2013 CMNST Dean's Distinguished Lecturer Series continues with guest speaker, Dr. Kelvin H. Lee, Nanobiotechnology researcher, Director, Delaware Biotechnology Institute.