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Students interested in the STAR       grant and who meet the minimum  requirements are encouraged to  submit an application.

Welcome to the UNCW STAR Grant's Blog!  Stay tuned as we prepare to spread the word of what's going on with the program!

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The STAR (Scholarship Team in Action to Recruit) Scholarship Program provides monies to support mathematics and science majors and career changers who are seeking teacher certification and agree to teach in high need schools and districts in North Carolina.

The program gives up to $10,000 for prospective teachers during the completion of their last year(s) of coursework and there are few limitations regarding how the these funds may be spent.  This NSF supported program began in September 2009 and is funded for five years.

Upcoming Events

CESTEM Biomimicry Workshop

CESTEM Population Workshop

Raspberry Pi Teacher Workshop

  • Date: Saturday, October 18, 2014
  • Time: 8:30-11:30am
  • Location: UNCW Watson College of Education, Room 335
  • Cost: None
  • Registration Deadline: Friday September 26, 2014
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