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November 9, 2004

" The deadline for submittal of the application and letter of intent for the Noyce Scholarship has been extended until November 12, 2004. "

The Drexel University Noyce Scholarship Program (DUNS)

The Drexel University Noyce Scholarship Program (DUNS) is a partnership between Drexel Universityís School of Education, the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Biomedical Engineering and the School District of Philadelphia. The program is funded by the National science Foundation.

The Program objectives are:
- to recruit qualified Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) students and professionals dedicated to teaching in high need urban school districts;
- to provide strong preparation addressing content knowledge, pedagogical content knowledge, learner knowledge and technology integration;
- to provide mentoring and induction activities.

Noyce Scholar Scholarship: $20,000 for two years.
The Noyce Scholar will have a major in Mathematics or an area of Science or Engineering with a overall GPA of at least 3.0.

The Noyce Scholar will receive a scholarship in the amount of $10,000 per year for two years to become a certified teacher of Mathematics, Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Earth and Space Science, or General Science. Individuals selected to participate are required to make a commitment to be a teacher in the School District of Philadelphia. This scholarship is available for two years.

Noyce Professional Scholarship: $10,000 for one year.
The Noyce Professional will have:
- the minimum of a bachelorís degree from an accredited college or university, with a major in Mathematics, Science or Engineering;
- a final grade point average of at least 3.0.

The Noyce Professional will be required:
- to have passed the Praxis I (PPST) and Specialty Area Tests;
- to participate in a student teaching and pre-student teaching experience after which he/she can teach under supervision as a teacher intern.

This scholarship requires a written commitment to be a teacher in the School District of Philadelphia. There is a requirement of a two-year teaching commitment for every one year of scholarship. This scholarship is available for one year.

Teaching in the School District of Philadelphia
The Noyce Scholarship program provides an exciting opportunity for students to become teachers in the School District of Philadelphia.

For more information go to: http://www.phila.k12.pa.us

For an application packet contact the School of Education at (215)-895-6690 or e-mail vaidyasr@drexel.edu (please include Noyce Scholar or Noyce Professional in the subject area, depending on which scholarship you are applying for).

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