Students can become Noyce Knights Scholars through one of three pathways:
Students must earn the undergraduate bachelor’s degree in Secondary Education and Mathematics, which also fulfills the requirements for the bachelor’s degree in Mathematics. Noyce Knights Scholars funding of $19,200 maximum is provided for
the junior and senior years for a maximum total amount of $38,400.
Early Entry MAT Program
: Undergraduates majoring in Physics, Chemistry, Math, Biology, Biochemistry/Microbiology or STEM-related field may enter the Master of Teaching program
in their senior year and complete the MAT by the end of their fifth year. Noyce Knights Scholars funding of $29,000 is provided for the
fifth year and covers graduate tuition and fees ($16,560), off-campus living expenses ($10,000) and miscellaneous expenses ($2,440).
Traditional MAT Program
: Students with undergraduate degrees in Physics, Chemistry, Math, Biology, Biochemistry/Microbiology or STEM-related field who enroll in the traditional two-year Master of Teaching program
receive funding of $29,000 in the second year, which covers full MAT graduate tuition and fees ($24,840) for the two years plus $4,200
for miscellaneous expenses.
Scholars will enjoy signature experiences such as the STEM Maker Fair, a festival of creativity and innovation; all-expenses-paid trips to network and present at national Noyce network conferences; and opportunities for paid internships at the Kentucky
Upon certification, all Noyce scholars will be placed at a middle or high school within Jefferson County Public Schools or another high-need school district (based on the teaching certification) and must teach for at least two years for each year of the
scholarship/stipend award within six years of graduation.
While applications will be received and reviewed on a rolling basis, the priority deadline is May 1.
For more information, contact Dr. Kristin Cook, associate dean of Bellarmine’s School of Education, at firstname.lastname@example.org