Opportunities for Science Teachers
- Robert Noyce Scholarship -The Noyce Scholar Program is for junior and senior science and mathematics students who want to get a secondary teaching credential in science or math and/or 5th year credential students currently enrolled in the secondary teaching option. The scholarship is for up to $10,000 per year for two years. The requirements are a GPA of at least a 2.8 in the last 30 semester units, attend a weekly Noyce seminar on campus, and teach for two years for each year received of the scholarship in a defined high-need school district. For further information please contact Dr. Gini Vandergon for science (Virginia.firstname.lastname@example.org). More information also available at our website.
- EnCorps - The Governor’s EnCorps Teachers Program is an innovative public-private partnership dedicated to increasing the number of much needed math and science teachers in California’s public middle and high schools. We recruit retiring math and science professionals through their California employers.
- Assumption Program of Loans for Education (APLE) for CSU Students - The Assumption Program of Loans for Education (APLE) is a teacher incentive program designed to encourage students to become California teachers in a range of critical teacher shortage areas and in several types of high need schools. Administered by the California Student Aid Commission, the program assumes up to $19,000 in outstanding educational loan balances in return for four consecutive years of qualifying teaching service.
- Boeing Scholarship - $2,500 scholarships are available to qualified individuals entering the Single Subject Credential Program in Mathematics or Science offered by the Michael D. Eisner College of Education.
- Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Scholarship - $2,500 scholarships are available to qualified individuals entering the Single Subject Credential Program in Mathematics or Science offered by the Michael D. Eisner College of Education
- Assumption Program of Loans for Education (APLE) for CSU Students
- Other Scholarship Possibilities - Please refer to the College of Education Scholarship page for more scholarship opportunities
Enrichment / In-Service
- California Science Project - San Fernando Valley Science Project (SFVSP), is a collaborative partnership between the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) and California State University, Northridge. The SFVSP holds Summer Institutes and monthly workshops with leadership from university instructors, teacher leaders and master teachers.
- Science Teacher and Researcher - The California State University in partnership with Department of Energy national research laboratories and the NASA Ames Research Center is announcing the 2008 Science Teacher and Researcher (STAR) pre-service science teacher summer research program.
- MSTI - CSET Preparation Workshops - Free workshops to prepare for the Science CSET exams.