New York State Math & Science Teaching Incentive Scholarships are being offered to encourage students to pursue careers as secondary math and science teachers (grades 7-12).

Eligibility

Applicants must:

Be U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens

Be attending a college located in New York State

Be matriculated in a program leading to a degree as a secondary education math or science teacher

Have a college grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 or higher

Execute a Service Contract in which they agree to work for five years as a secondary school math or science teacher.

You qualify for cancellation (discharge) of up to 100 percent of a Federal Perkins Loan if you have served full time in a public or nonprofit elementary or secondary school system as a teacher in a school serving students from low-income families; orspecial-education teacher, including teachers of infants, toddlers, children, or youth with disabilities; or teacher in the fields of mathematics, science, foreign languages, or bilingual education, or in any other field of expertise determined by a state education agency to have a shortage of qualified teachers in that state.

Connect with Science is a program designed to promote opportunities in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). The program’s goal is to increase the number of students completing their science, technology, engineering and mathematics degree. We acknowledge the support provided by the National Science Foundation’s Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Talent Expansion Program under grant DUE-0431517.

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Through the College Cost Reduction and Access Act of 2007, Congress created the Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant Program that provides grants of up to $4,000 per year to students who intend to teach in a public or private elementary or secondary school that serves students from low-income families. If, after reading all of the information on this fact sheet, you are interested in learning more about the TEACH Grant Program, you should contact the financial aid office at the college where you will be enrolled starting with the 2008-2009 school year.

URGE to Compute provides apprenticeships worth $10,000 to each of 12
students annually to conduct research of a computational nature in
mathematics and the mathematical sciences. URGE stands for
Undergraduate Research Group Experiences, and it is the implementation
in Buffalo of the National Science Foundation's CSUMS program. It is a
collaboration of the UB and Buffalo State Mathematics Departments, the
UB Physics Department, the UB Center for Computational Research, and
the Hauptman Woodward Medical Research Institute.

$15000 stipend plus tuition available to students admitted to the

BSC Professional Applied and Computational Mathematics Masters program.

Contact Dr. Joaquin Carbonara