Published on May 28th, 2020 | by University Communications0
Grant funds scholarships for future math, biology teachers
Saint Leo University has received a new $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program. The money will be used to help as many as 18 undergraduates at University Campus prepare to become biology or mathematics teachers in Florida’s Pasco and Hernando county schools over the next several years. Students will receive the awards during their junior and senior years at Saint Leo, which means that both returning math or biology majors, as well as incoming transfer students, are eligible to apply. The average scholarship will be more than $18,000 per year, and some scholarships are available for the Fall 2020 semester.
This new scholarship program will help launch careers and strengthen the STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) teaching sector. Members of the Saint Leo community are welcome to read more about this program and pass on the information to students and families who may be interested. A detailed press release including contact information is here and can be shared easily.