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Applications are due March 15, 2018. 

Eligible Applicants Must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen, national, or permanent resident at the time of application.
  • Have a GPA of 3.0 in major and 3.0 overall.
  • Demonstrate financial need.
  • Be eligible for admission to the SEHD licensure program. Please note that acceptance into the Noyce program does NOT guarantee acceptance into SEHD.
  • Have completed or be working on an undergraduate STEM degree (mathematics, biology, chemistry, physics, environmental science, computer science, engineering) at CU Denver or other institution.
  • Have prior experience working with students in an educational or similar setting prior to starting the program OR be willing to gain this experience prior to starting the program.
  • Be on track to complete the requirements of the secondary math or science certification within the allotted one year.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to pursue a teaching career in a high-need school district. For more information, read the FAQs.
  • Attend the weekly STEMinar (specific schedule TBD).
  • Complete two years of teaching in a high-need district following licensure. 

Before starting this application, you may wish to gather the following artifacts or information: 

  • Names and email addresses for two academic or professional references
  • Transcripts from all universities attended (unofficial is fine)
  • Evidence of completed FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)
  • Current resume
  • Essay Response - Submit a personal essay that addresses the following questions: (1) What are your motivations for becoming a secondary science or math teacher? (2) Why do you think you are well-suited for teaching as a career? (3) What challenges will you face and how will you address them?