Master of Arts in Teaching

Robert Noyce MAT Scholarship Program

Students accepted into the either the MAT program in Science Education or Mathematics Education are eligible to apply for the Robert Noyce USF Scholarship Program. This scholarship (funded by the National Science Foundation Grant No. DUE-1439776) provides $30,000 per student to up to 12 students each year.

The MAT Noyce Scholarship includes a service obligation after completion of the MAT: scholars must teach two years in Hillsborough County Public Schools or another high-needs school district in Florida for each year of scholarship funds received (total of 2 years of teaching).

Applications for the MAT Noyce Scholarship are due May 1. Late applications will be accepted through July 15 or until all the scholarships for the academic year are allocated. Apply for the Scholarship by submitting the following to the online application:

  1. A letter of intent (no more than 3 pages) that addresses your interest in teaching middle or high school science, and your willingness to participate in classes and other learning experiences encouraged by the Noyce program.
  2. At least two (2) letters of reference from science professionals, including at least one (1) letter from someone who can attest to your suitability to teach middle or high school.