New York State Math and Science Teaching Incentive Program

🏆 Available:
💰 $6,870
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Scholarship Description

The NYS Math and Science Teaching Incentive Program is offered to encourage students to pursue careers as math and science teachers in secondary education (grades 7-12). Awards are made to students attending school at the undergraduate and/or graduate degree level in exchange for five years of full-time employment as math or science teachers in secondary education in NYS.

An applicant must:

  • be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen;
  • be attending a college located in NYS;
  • be matriculated in an approved undergraduate or graduate program full-time at a degree-granting institution in NYS leading to a career as a math or science teacher in secondary education;
  • for return recipients only: have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 or higher;
  • not be a recipient of an award under the NYS Masters-in-Education Teacher Incentive Scholarship Program;
  • execute a Service Contract agreeing to work full-time for five years as a math or science teacher in secondary education in NYS. View the terms and conditions of the service contract;
  • be in a non-default status on a student loan made under any NYS or federal education loan program or repayment of any NYS award; and
  • be in compliance with the terms of any service condition imposed by NYS award.

A recipient receives an annual award payment for full-time study equal to the annual tuition charged to a NYS resident student attending an undergraduate program at the State University of New York (SUNY), or actual tuition charged, whichever is less.

Eligibility Requirements

  • 2.5 Minimum GPA
  • For residents of the following states: New York
  • Type of institution award is open to: two-year college
  • Type of institution award is open to: four-year college
  • Award is available to U.S. citizens

Application Requirements

  • Application form required
  • Transcript required

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