Teachers are needed in all STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) areas. The links below provide information on scholarship opportunities available to those students interested in teaching in the STEM fields.
Provided through the National Science Foundation, this W&M program provides money for graduate and undergraduate students who are willing to teach in the STEM areas in "high need" schools. Students will be awarded $10,000 per academic year and will also be offered paid summer internships.
TCT Fellows will prepare W&M students for teaching in school settings where many middle and high school students are from low income families and where teacher turnover is great. The Teaching Fellows have the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of these students. Fellows are offered paid summer internships at $450/week.
The Virginia Council of Teachers of Mathematics encourages those persons interested in becoming teachers of mathematics by offering up to 2 scholarships of $2000 annually. VCTM's objective in establishing this program is to unite the efforts of its members who seek to improve the teaching of mathematics.
The VSGC Scholarship/Fellowship program has four programs to support Virginia students majoring in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) and related areas. Each year, the VSGC awards $300,000 to students pursuing higher education at Virginia Space Grant universities and Virginia Community Colleges. The four programs offered are Graduate Research Fellowship; Undergraduate Research Scholarship,
Visit the VSGC website for more information about each program and to complete an application.
Each year the AFCEA awards a $5,000 scholarship to approximately 35 prospective math or science teachers in the U.S. . To apply visit their web site.