Scholarships in the amount of $13,000 will support talented math and science majors and degree holders as they pursue a middle and/or high school math or science teaching credential.

Application Information

2024 - 2025 Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Application Process

  • Application - Fillable Application (PDF)
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation - Recommendation Form
    • Evaluator: Letter of recommendation can be emailed directly to Dr. Björg Jóhannsdóttir at If you wish to mail the letter, please see the Mail option below for the address.
  • Copy of unofficial transcripts from all institutions attended.
  • Personal Statement (refer to the application for questions/topics).
  • Well-qualified applicants will be notified if they will be invited to move forward in the review and selection process. 

Application Deadline - June 1, 2024

To submit your application, please use 1 of the following 3 options:

Please email the complete application packet to Administrative Staff, Sarai Delgadillo at with subject heading Robert Noyce Application 24 - 25.

Please drop-off the complete application packet in a manila envelope to the Mathematics Department (located in Science 1 Building, Room 107) with attention to Dr. Björg Jóhannsdóttir, Science 1, Room 111, Robert Noyce Application 24 - 25.

If you choose to drop off the application in the Mail Room, please put the complete application packet in a manila envelope with the address stated below:

California State University Stanislaus
Science 1, Room 111
ATT: Dr. Björg Jóhannsdóttir
One University Circle
Turlock, California 95382

Building Location: Mary Stuart Rogers Building
See Building #010, Basement Floor: Map
Hours: M – F from 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Student Eligibility

  • Science, Mathematics, and Computer Science undergraduate majors who will attain Junior level status by Fall 2024.
  • Students who have attained a BA or BS degree in STEM and have been admitted into the Single Subject Credential Program (SSCP) for Fall 2024.
  • Maintained a minimum cumulative 2.75 GPA (or better).
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen, U.S. National, or Permanent Resident Alien.
  • Must have a completed FAFSA on file (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).

*This scholarship is open to students from all underrepresented or disadvantaged backgrounds. Examples of ideal applicants include, but are not limited to, students from racial minorities typically underrepresented in higher education, first-generation college students, students with disabilities, and or similar situations.

Robert Noyce Scholar Requirements

  • Attend and/ or present at a STEM education conference or workshop (off campus).
  • Attend the annual Robert Noyce Academy.
  • Complete 15 hours of professional development opportunities per academic year.
  • Complete 45 hours of early-field experience in a 7-12 classroom (currently paused due to COVID-19).
  • Complete a BA or BS degree in Science, Mathematics, and Computer Science.
  • Complete the Single Subject Credential Program prerequisite requirements.
  • Complete the Single Subject Teacher Credential Program.
  • Fulfill the California Basic Education Skills requirement (i.e. pass CBEST).
  • Fulfill the math or science subject matter competency requirement by completing an undergraduate Subject Matter Preparation Program (SMPP) or passage of the California Subject Exam for Teachers (CSET).
  • Participate in monthly development and support network meetings throughout the academic year.
  • Teach in a high-need* school in exchange for a scholarship.

*The term "high need educational agency" as defined in Section 201 of the Higher Education Act of 1965, means a district that meets one or more of the following criteria:

  1. Schools that serve low-income students.
  2. Schools with a high percentage of secondary teachers who are not teaching in the content area for which they were trained; or schools with a high teacher turnover rate.

Updated: May 20, 2024