Robert Noyce Grant

​​Find YOUR path in a high demand field offering placement, scholarships, and master's degree assistance!

​Are you interested in mathematics?

Do you enjoy working with young people and teaching others?

Seeking students with an interest in teaching secondary (5th -12th grade) mathematics for scholarships!

DMACC Students who are interested can apply for:

Summer Internship Opportunity

  • ​Science Center of Iowa​ and earn up to $500/week up to four weeks​

Academic Support

  • ​Free tutoring
  • Mentoring from an in-service teacher
  • Social engagement: DMACC Student Education Association and National Education Association​

Transfer to the University of Iowa and continue earning the scholarship benefits

  • DMACC students who earn an AS in Mathematics or AS are eligible to apply for the scholarship
  • Those selected receive $13,000 per year for up to two years during Junior and Senior years at the University of Iowa* 
  • Initial teaching licensure 
  • Assistance with job placement after graduation
  • Opportunity to obtain stipends towards the Master of Arts stipends at the University of Iowa **

Attend University of Iowa's summer w​orkshop

  • ​Effective teaching practices
  • Culturally responsive teaching
  • Learning from former Noyce scholars
  • Learning from and working with mentors
  • Training in culturally responsive pedagogial knowledge and skills

Selection Process

  • US national or permanent resident status
  • Minimum of 2.0 GPA

For information on eligibility and application, contact:

Julie Hartzler, PhD

Mathematics Professor

Work: (515) 964-6863

Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program seeks to encourage talented students to become secondary mathematics teachers to address the critical need for recruiting and preparing highly effective elementary and secondary science and mathematics teachers in high-need local educational agencies. The project aims to prepare the Scholars to work in high-need schools through a culturally responsive adaptation of the Lesson Study approach.

*Scholarship funding available for students who are juniors or seniors perusing math education and agree to teach school for two years in designated needs area. Funding is part of a joint grant with University of Iowa with the National Science Foundation (NSF).

**Students with baccalaureate degrees in mathematics or who are in the University of Iowa 4+1 program will receive one-year stipends as they pursue a Master of Arts in Mathematics teaching.