Eligibility Requirements

Qualified candidates must:
  1. Have a grade point average (GPA) of 2.67 overall or 2.75 in the last 60 units
  2. Be a mathematics major, science major, or a career professional with a math or science degree
  3. Submit a Noyce Scholarship application
  4. Must be a Junior or higher to receive the scholarship—Sophomores may apply one year in advance

Noyce Scholarship Awardees must:

  • Teach in a high-need school in exchange for a scholarship
  • Participate in all Scholar activities and learning experiences
  • Complete a BA or BS degree
  • Complete the Single Subject Credential Program prerequisite requirements
  • Complete the Single Subject Teacher Certification Program
  • Be available for annual interviews
  • Attend Noyce Scholars Summer Academy
  • Pass the California Basic Education Skills test (CBEST)
  • Pass the California Subject Examination for Teachers (CSET) in math or science
  • Complete Natural Sciences 4961 course
  • Complete 45 hours of early-field experience in teaching