School of Education

TigersTeach

Tillman Hall, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina

 

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  • First and second year undergraduate students can typically enroll in and finish the dual major program in four years and receive the TigersTeach Noyce Scholarship during their third and fourth undergraduate years.
  • Typically, third and fourth year undergraduates should complete their current degree program and upon earning a Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, one of the sciences, or mathematics, enroll in Clemson University’s Secondary Science and Secondary Mathematics Master of Arts in Teaching program. The MAT program can be completed in 13-months. Eligible candidates will receive a TigersTeach Noyce Scholarship in their fourth year as an undergraduate and during the MAT program.
  • Students who have earned a Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, one of the sciences or mathematics can enroll in Clemson University’s Secondary Science and Secondary Mathematics program and complete the MAT program in 13-months. Eligible candidates will receive the TigersTeach Noyce Scholarship during the MAT program.

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TigersTeach Noyce Scholarships are available to Clemson University undergraduate students who are currently majoring in engineering, one of the sciences, or mathematics and are interested in entering the teaching profession. TigersTeach Scholars who enter the science and mathematics teacher education programs during their freshman or sophomore years at Clemson will enroll in the Clemson dual major undergraduate preparation programs and receive a scholarship during their junior and senior years. Eligible applicants will be considered for $10,000 per year, for two years. Scholarship is subject to renewal for the second year. Candidates applying for the scholarships must:

  • Be a current Clemson student majoring in a STEM field:
    • Biological sciences (excluding medicine and other clinical fields)
    • Physical Sciences, including Physics, Chemistry, Astronomy, and Materials Science
    • Mathematical Sciences
    • Computer and Information Sciences
    • Geosciences
    • Engineering
    • Economics
    • Experimental Psychology
    • Technology areas associated with the preceding fields (for example, Biotechnology, Chemical Technology, Engineering Technology, Information Technology)
  • Have a minimum overall 3.0.
  • Maintain a minimum overall 3.0 GPA and earn a C or better in all content required coursework.
  • Be interested in becoming a secondary science or secondary mathematics teacher.
  • Commit to teaching in a high-needs school district for two years for every year of scholarship.
Additionally, during each year of scholarship, candidates are expected to:

  • Participate in immersion activities.
  • Become an active member of Clemson University’s student chapter of NCTM (the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics) or NSTA (the National Science Teachers Association).

For more information about Clemson University's Undergraduate Education Programs, click here.

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TigersTeach Noyce Scholarships are available to post-baccalaureate students that have a degree in engineering, science or mathematics and are interested in entering the teaching profession. Eligible applicants will be considered for $10,000 or more. Candidates applying for the scholarships must:

  • Possess a Bachelor’s Degree in a STEM field:
    • Biological sciences (excluding medicine and other clinical fields)
    • Physical Sciences, including Physics, Chemistry, Astronomy, and Materials Science
    • Mathematical Sciences
    • Computer and Information Sciences
    • Geosciences
    • Engineering
    • Economics
    • Experimental Psychology
    • Technology areas associated with the preceding fields (for example, Biotechnology, Chemical Technology, Engineering Technology, Information Technology)
  • Have a minimum overall GPA of 2.75; 3.0 preferred.
  • Maintain a minimum overall 3.0 GPA and earn a C or better in all content required coursework.
  • Be interested in becoming a secondary science or secondary mathematics teacher.
  • Commit to teaching in a high-needs school district for two years for every year of scholarship.

Additionally, during each year of scholarship, candidates are expected to:

  • Participate in immersion activities.
  • Become an active member of Clemson University’s student chapter of NCTM (the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics) or NSTA (the National Science Teachers Association).

For more information about Clemson University's Secondary Science and Secondary Mathematics MAT program, click here.