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Lewis Grant

The Robert C. Noyce Scholarship Program was created nationally to respond to the critical shortage of K-12 teachers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). This program seeks to encourage talented STEM students and professionals to pursue teaching careers in our nation's schools. Scholars are awarded the scholarship between their Sophomore and Junior academic year.

Scholarship Eligibility

To be eligible for the Lewis Noyce Scholarship, applicants must complete the following requirements:

  • Apply and gain admission to Lewis University
  • Write a personal essay
  • Must teach a STEM subject (Biology, Chemistry, Math, Physics)
  • Teach in a high needs urban, suburban, or rural middle/high school for a minimum of 4 years following completion of your degree.

Scholarships Include

  • $6,000-$12,000 per semester for tuition
  • $2,500 paid research with a professor
  • $2,000 summer stipend
  • Attendance at STEM conferences  

Learn More

For more information about this scholarship program, visit the Lewis Noyce Grant Page or contact:

Dr. Dorene Huvaere
Professor, Division Chair-Educ. Studies
Lewis University
Principal Investigator, Noyce Grant

Pam Pritchard, M.Ed.
Adjunct Instructor, COE
Lewis University
Recruiter, Noyce Grant

April Zawlocki
Associate Professor, Education
College of DuPage

Contact Information

Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Division
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 2E06
(630) 942-3210
For STEM academic course inquiries, call (630) 942-3210.

STEM Outreach Coordinator
Institutional Resource Center (IRC), Room 1062
(630) 942-3021

For College of DuPage Admissions inquiries, call (630) 942-2626 or email