STAR Scholarship Program Goals

  • Recruit high quality professionals from content-related fields and undergraduate mathematics and science majors to the teaching field

  • Increase the pool of mathematics and science teachers from traditionally underrepresented populations

  • Prepare undergraduate majors and career changers for the education profession through an innovative, alternative pathway program and delivery approach

  • Provide financial, professional and personal support to NSF STAR Noyce Scholarship recipients throughout their preparation program and their first 3 years of teaching

  • Produce highly qualified mathematics and science educators who will assume positions in high need schools and districts