Noyce Mathematics Education Teaching Scholars

Deadline: April 7th for All Applicants (with priority given to those who apply before April 7th)
Provides scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students currently enrolled in the College of Education. Applicants should have an undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0 overall and a GPA of 3.0 in all mathematical science courses. Applicants must be committed to teaching in grades 9-12 in a high-need school district. Noyce Scholars must teach in a high-need school district for two years for every one year of funding received.

Undergraduate Scholarships

Students who are within the last three (3) to four (4) academic semesters of undergraduate study and are current majors in Mathematics, Statistics, or Mathematics Education are eligible to apply for the undergraduate scholarship. All undergraduate applicants must intend to earn a double degree in Mathematics Education and either Mathematics or Statistics. Preference will be given to those accepted into both majors by the application deadline. Undergraduates may not be a current Teaching Fellow, Park Scholar, Caldwell Fellow, or other full scholarship recipient.

Post-Baccalaureate and Graduate Scholarships
Candidates who currently hold, or will earn by August of application year, a Bachelors degree in a mathematical science (e.g., mathematics, statistics, computer science), and wish to pursue grades 9-12 teaching licensure are encouraged to apply for the post-baccalaureate and graduate level stipends. Preference will be given to those pursuing a Masters degree in Mathematics Education as well as licensure. Acceptance into the masters degree program is a separate process. Please see Master's Degree in Mathematics Education web site for admissions process and deadlines.

For more information and to apply online, please visit: http://poe.ced.ncsu.edu/noyce/

Study Abroad Scholarship

Scholarship Application Deadlines:
For Spring 2015:    Applications Available: September 5, 2014, Applications Due: January 15, 2015
The College of Education encourages our students to take advantage of the opportunity to study education outside of the United States and has recently instituted a new Study Abroad Scholarship to support our students’ efforts.  The scholarships will range from $500 to $1000. The following criteria will be considered by the scholarship review committee in selecting award recipients:

  • Student's first major must be in the College of Education.
  • Student must be enrolled full time.
  • Student must have completed two semesters in CED by time of travel.
  • Student must have a 3.0 GPA at time of application (3.5 GPA for graduate students)
  • Preference will be given to students who have actively participated in CED clubs and organizations.

CED graduate students may also apply for this award if they have a 3.5 GPA or higher and are enrolled full time. Scholarship recipients are required to share knowledge gained through their study abroad experience with CED students upon return through a presentation, written piece or other activity agreed upon with the CED study abroad coordinator.

Please visit this link to apply: http://studyabroad.ncsu.edu/for-students/funding-study-abroad/scholarships/

For more information about the study abroad scholarship process, visit the Study Abroad website at the address above or contact the CED study abroad coordinator, Allison Mitchall, at allison_mitchall@ncsu.edu

David L. Boren Awards Scholarships and Fellowships for International Study

Deadline: Undergraduate - February 4, 2015

Graduate - January 27, 2015
The Boren Awards provide funding opportunities for U.S. Students to become more proficient in the cultures and languages of world regions critical to U.S. interests, including Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. David L. Boren Scholarships and Fellowships provide funding up to $30,000 for graduate students and up to $20,000 for undergraduate students, for full academic year or semester programs. Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics majors may also apply for summer programs of eight weeks or longere. More information can be found at: www.borenawards.org

Epsilon Sigma Alpha International - North Carolina State Council Scholarship Board

Application Post Mark Deadline: February 2, 2015

The Carolina council of Epsilon Sigma Alpha scholarship Board offers scholarship opportunities for students and teachers who are pursuing a degree or certification n Special Education in 2015.  The scholarship ranges from $500 to $2500 per year and is targeted to individuals training for work with exceptional children.  Current North Carolina teachers seeking additional training are also eligible. 

Applications are available for downloading at: http://www.epsilonsigmaalpha.org/scholarships-and-grants

Forgivable Education Loans for Service (FELS)

Application Deadline:  April 1, 2015

The "Forgivable Education Loans for Service Program" (FELS) was established by the North Carollina General Assembly in 2011.  The loan provides financial assistance to qualified North Carolina students who are committed to working in North Carolina in fields designated as critical employment shortage areas.  The application and program information for the 2015-2016 academic year will be available in November 2014 at CFNC.org/FELS.  Continuing students who have received loans from the following programs and meet eligibility requirements for renewal will continue to be funded under the terms of their existing promissory notes:

North Carolina Prospective Teacher Scholarship Loan
North Carolina Student Loan Program for Health, Science, and Mathematics
Teacher Assistant Scholarship Fund (TASF) 

Goodnight Scholars Program

Application Deadline:  November 1, 2014

The Goodnight Scholars Program was created to assist middle-income families with the financial obligations of college. 

The Goodnight Scholars Program selects students for application based on the following requirements:

  • Must be a North Carolina resident.
  • Major in one of the Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) disciplines, or in Education to teach in one of the STEM fields.
  • Must apply for admission to NC State by November 1.
  • Must complete the FAFSA by March 1.  Priority is given to students from middle-income families.

For complete scholarship information and how to apply, please visit http://emas.ncsu.edu/goodnight/how-to-apply/.

North Carolina Council for the Social Studies Student Teacher Scholarship

The North Carolina Council for the Social Studies is proud to sponsor the Student Teacher Scholarship.  This scholarship in the amount of $1,000 will be awarded to a student who will be teaching in social studies in 2015 or 2016. The scholarship will be awarded in February 20, 2015 at the NCCSS Annual State Conference in Greensboro, North Carolina.   Applications require transcript and letters of recommendation and must be postmarked no later than December 15, 2014.

To apply, please print the application at this link: NCCSS Teacher Scholarship Application.  Additional information may be found at http://ncsocialstudies.org/forms/

The Mary Morrow-Edna Richards Scholarship Trust Fund

Deadline: All required materials must be postmarked no later than January 30, 2015

North Carolina residents enrolled in a teacher education program and willing to teach in a public school of North Carolina for at least two years may apply for this scholarship. Recipients will receive $1,000 for use during their senior year. For additional information, please visit http://www.ncae.org/get-involved/awards/mary-morrowedna-richards-scholarship/or call the NC Association of Educators at 1.800.662.7924 ext. 227 or you may also email Elic Senter at elic.senter@ncae.org.

State Farm Companies Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Awards

Deadline: (please refer to website for current deadline)

The Doctoral Dissertation Award is designed to stimulate research and development of new knowledge in the fields of insurance, business, and education, and to increase the number of qualified teachers of insurance, business, and education at U.S. colleges and universities. Each winner receives a $10,000 research grant.  

For more information and to apply for this award, please call 1-847-866-5100 and ask for the National Merit Scholarship Corporation Program Assistant, or visit


North Carolina Teaching Fellows Scholarship

The Teaching Fellows Commission will not be awarding Teaching Fellows Scholarships to college freshmen for the 2015-2016 academic year. There is currently no application process for a Teaching Fellows Scholarship, however, support will continue to be provided to current Teaching Fellows and prior classes until the State's scholarship commitment is completed. For more information, please visit www.teachingfellows.org.

William Tasse Alexander Scholarship Fund

The William Tasse Alexander Scholarship Fund provides merit scholarships to undergraduate students from Mecklenburg County, North Carolina primarily in the field of education.

Minimum Eligibility:
  • Have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Be majoring in the field of education or taking courses leading to a career in teaching*
  • Be legal residents of Mecklenburg County, NC*
    *Applicants who are descendants of Susan Henry & Thomas J. Watkins and Margery Cochran & William T. Alexander must meet merit requirements for scholarships but are not limited as to field of study or place of residence
  • Be at least rising juniors or seniors in college and must be full-time students. Exceptions may be made for lateral entry students at the discretion of the Scholarship Committee

The current application process has ended for 2014.  Please visit the website in December 2014 at http://www.fftc.org/scholarships for more information about the 2015-2016 Application Cycle.

El Pueblo, Inc. - Scholarships for North Carolina's Latino Students

For more information about El Pueblo, Inc. please visit http://www.elpueblo.org/eng/access-higher-education

For a list of scholarships available and how to apply visit:


More Scholarship Information:

Undergraduate Teacher Education Scholarship and Loan Information.  For more information and to apply on line, visit http://www.ncpublicschools.org/recruitment/scholarships/

101 Scholarships Just for Teachers.  For more information and to apply online, visit


North Carolina Technology In Education SocietyFor more information and to apply online, visit

The Sallie Mae FundFor more information and to apply online, visit


While visiting this site, you can learn tips for planning and paying for college, find financial aid resources and free workshops, download and order free materials on savings, planning, and paying for college, and download a "do it yourself" workshop for your community.

200 Scholarships for MinoritiesFor more information and to apply online, visit

American Indian College FundFor more information and to apply online, visit


Carolinas Credit Union FoundationFor more information and to apply online, visit


The Center for Scholarship AdministrationFor more information and to apply online, visit


College BoardFor more information, visit http://www.collegeboard.com .  Search scholarships

at https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/scholarship-search

Community Foundation for Greater Greensboro.  For more information and to apply online, visit


The Community Foundation of Southeastern North CarolinaFor more information and to apply online, visit


Educational Testing ServicesFor more information, visit


FinAid.  For more information and to apply online, visit


Foundation for the CarolinasFor more information and to apply online, visit


Hispanic College Fund ScholarshipFor more information and to apply online, visit


Coca-Cola Two Year and Transfer College Scholarship
Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation Four-Year Award for High School Seniors.  For more information and to apply on line visit http://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/applicants/#.UlhMJyXD86Y

What scholarships are available to prospective applicants, and who can apply?

Coca-Cola Scholars Scholarship – High school seniors with a minimum 3.0 unweighted GPA may apply on our website in August of their senior year until the October 31 deadline.

Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team – Fifty Gold $1,500, fifty Silver $1,250, and fifty Bronze $1,000 scholarships. Current students at two-year community colleges may apply between October 1 and December 2. This scholarship is administered by Phi Theta Kappa, and application details can be found on their website, www.ptk.org.

Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise – 180 scholarships of $1,000. Current students at two-year community colleges may apply between February 27 and April 30. This scholarship is administered by Phi Theta Kappa, and application details can be found on their website, www.ptk.org

Gates Millennium Scholars.  For more information and to apply online, visit


Microsoft Scholarship Program.  For more information and to apply online, visit


Knowles Science Teaching Foundation.  Fellowship applications due October 15.  For more information and to apply online, visit apply.kstf.org.

Sigma Phi Epsilon's Balanced Man Scholarship.  Recognizing in-coming freshmen male students who throughout high school have been able to balance the life of both scholar and athelete.  For more information and to apply, visit www.sigepncbeta.org/balanced-man-scholarship.

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