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Department of Mathematics

Growing Outstanding Teachers of Mathematics (GOTMath). A program funded by National Science Foundation's Prestigious Robert Noyce Scholarship program.
Scholarships for Mathematics Majors and Mathematics Single Subject Credential students.

GOTMath Flyer

Apply Now! - Please apply as soon as possible to be considered for Spring 2024. The priority deadline for Fall 2024 is April 15, 2024.

This program will provide the following great opportunities:

  • Receive $5,000 each semester for three semesters for junior and senior mathematics majors or Single Subject Mathematics Credential students.
  • Receive content mentoring by professors and peers particularly while taking difficult math classes.
  • Participate in pedagogical seminars by experienced teachers to become a better teacher.
  • Join professional organizations and travel to regional and national conferences.
  • Participate in undergraduate research opportunities and present results at conferences.
  • Earn an additional stipend for serving as a supplementary instructor, lab facilitator, tutor, or grader for mathematics courses.
  • Join summer and year-round programs to develop teaching skills

Eligibility Criteria

  • Interested in becoming a middle or high school mathematics teacher
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA and good progress in mathematics classes
  • Must be a junior (60 units or higher) or senior math major, or Mathematics Single Subject Credential student
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident

Program Requirements

  • Under the NSF service obligation requirement, the scholarship recipient will teach for two years for each year that funding is awarded. Recipient service obligations must be met by obtaining a full-time teaching employment contract in a high need school anywhere in the United States. This service obligation is to be fullfilled within eight years after completing the credential program requirements.
  • Maintain 3.0 GPA
  • Participate in program activities until graduation
  • Provide school data of your teaching
  • Sign an obligatory legal Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) binding the individual to the conditions of the Noyce Scholarship program.

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