The Barnard Noyce Teacher Scholars Program

The Barnard Noyce Teacher Scholars Program (BNTSP) will recruit, certify, and mentor 6 high-achieving rising graduates majoring in STEM who are interested in teaching in high-need K-12 schools to complete either the Math or Science Education Initial Certification Master of Arts (MA) degree program at Teachers College (TC).


For Graduates from the Class of 2013 - Class of 2018:
  • Up to $30,000 of scholarship funding to complete the Initial Certification Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Degree Program in Math or Science Education at Teachers College:

    • MATH-INIT: Secondary Certification (Math)
    • SCIB-INIT: Secondary Certification (Biology)
    • SCIC-INIT: Secondary Certification (Chemistry)
    • SCIE-INIT: Secondary Certification (Earth Science)
    • SCIP-INIT: Secondary Certification (Physics)
  • Funding to attend Noyce Conferences and other professional conferences, such as NSTA, NCTM, AERA, or NARST while at CU or TC
  • Web-based mentoring during your first years of teaching
  • Opportunities to join and network with a nationally recognized group of talented STEM scholars who commit to teaching in high-need schools

Scholarship recipients must teach for two years in an approved high-need school district for each year of support received.

1 year of support = 2-year teaching commitment

2 years of support = 4-year teaching commitment


For more information about the Barnard Noyce Teacher Scholars Program, please contact Noyce Program Coordinator Nick Staropoli at or Principal Investigator Professor Maria Rivera Maulucci at


*This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant Number 1239945