Below you will find the required steps to apply for the NSF Noyce Teacher Scholarship and the NSF Noyce STEM Intern Program. Please direct questions about the application process to Laura West at
l-west2@neiu.edu or Billie Kersh at b-kersh@neiu.edu

Undergraduate Level Entry for Noyce Scholarship

DEADLINE FOR SPRING 2021: 11:59 p.m. NOV. 15, 2020

Applicants must submit all of the following:

  • Completed and signed application form
  • Letter of recommendation from a faculty member in your major field of study (Tip: share this helpful instruction sheet when requesting a letter)
  • Current unofficial transcript from Northeastern Illinois University or City Colleges of Chicago
  • Proof of FAFSA completion to evaluate financial need 

Graduate Level Entry for Noyce Scholarship

DEADLINE FOR SPRING 2021: 11:59 p.m. NOV. 15, 2020

Applicants must submit all of the following:

  • Completed and signed application form
  • Letter of recommendation from a faculty member in your major field of study or from faculty in Secondary Education submitted by the faculty member (Tip: share this helpful instruction sheet when requesting a letter)
  • Unofficial transcript from undergraduate institution
  • Proof of FAFSA completion to evaluate financial need 

Noyce STEM Intern Program

DEADLINE FOR SUMMER 2021:  11:59 p.m. MARCH 15, 2021

Applicants must submit all of the following:

  • Completed and signed application form 
  • Letter of recommendation from a high school teacher, a community college instructor, or a current NEIU professor
  • Current unofficial transcript from NEIU or the City Colleges of Chicago

Requesting a Letter of Recommendation

Download a concise info sheet to share with the instructor, teacher, or faculty member from whom you are requesting a letter of recommendation.