University of South Carolina
Science and Mathematics Teacher Initiative
Objectives: Faculty from the Colleges of Arts and Sciences and Education will collaborate to increase the number of highly qualified science and mathematics teachers in South Carolina through a scholarship-based program (USC-SMTI) that enables academically qualified students to complete a bachelor's degree in mathematics, science, or engineering sciences and a one-year Master of Teaching (MT) certification program.
a bachelors degree in science or mathematics? Planning
to be a high school teacher?
University of South Carolina now has Noyce Scholarships to help
academically qualified students with financial need complete a bachelor's
degree and MT/MAT certification
students can be awarded up to $11,500 per year to complete a bachelor's
degree aand an MT/MAT degree program (only 2nd year MAT).
their regular coursework, awardees will participate in a special seminar program
to help build and support their subject matter content knowledge and teaching
This scholarship funds juniors, seniors, MT students and second year MAT
science and mathematics students..
This scholarship funds juniors, seniors, MT students and second year MAT science and mathematics students..
You apply the last semester of your sophomore year (or possibly junior)
year or at the end of your first year in the MAT science/math program.
You apply the last semester of your sophomore year (or possibly junior) year or at the end of your first year in the MAT science/math program.
You must teach high school science or mathematics in a high need school district for 2 years for every year of Noyce scholarship you receive.
for a USC-SMTI Phase 2 Noyce Scholarship you must be completing a
bachelorís degree in mathematics, science, or engineering sciences. The Master
of Teaching (M.T.) degree program is a degree program
offered by the University
of South Carolina College of Education (http://www.sc.edu/study/colleges_schools/education/study/teach/degrees.php#secondary).
M.T. degree is designed for those individuals who currently with a
bachelor's degree in a qualifying discipline (math or science) and would like
to become a certified secondary school (grades 9-12) teacher.
A detailed Advisement Guide for all M.T. degrees is available at: http://www.sc.edu/study/colleges_schools/education/study/secondary/mt_applications.php. This guide includes information about course work, admission to the professional program, and internships.
For more content-specific information:
Dr. Bert Ely, firstname.lastname@example.org
Christine Lotter email@example.com
Dr. Jan Yow firstname.lastname@example.org
Click here to download the 2017-2018 Noyce Scholarship Application.
Please contact Mrs. Kathy Henson (email@example.com) with any questions.