Project Einstein: Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program
Excellence in STEM Teaching in Indiana, or PROJECT EINSTEIN, is a Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program at Purdue University that provides scholarships for teacher candidates who pursue a degree and career as a middle or high school teacher in a STEM discipline.
SCHOLARSHIPS ARE UP TO $10,000 PER SEMESTER, $20,000 PER YEAR
College-level sophomores and juniors are eligible to apply if they:
- will earn a degree in secondary mathematics education, secondary science education (biology, chemistry, physics, or earth science), or secondary engineering and technology education
- have at least three semesters remaining in their academic program
- have an overall GPA of at least 3.0/4.0
- are a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
Scholarship recipients will complete:
- a plan of study in secondary mathematics, secondary science, or secondary engineering and technology
- an Integrated STEM Education Degree Concentration in which they develop enhanced knowledge, skills, and practices for integrated STEM instruction in grades 7-12
- teaching for a minimum of one year in a U.S. high-needs school or school district for each semester of scholarship support
- a two-year induction program that supports and mentors recipients in their professional growth and development
You can apply for a scholarship at any time. Review of applications for the upcoming academic year will begin on March 15 and continue in the order received until all scholarships have been awarded.