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NSF Grant to Launch Undergrads From Case Western Reserve Into Math and Science Teaching
October 31, 2008
The National Science Foundation is funding a new program at Case Western Reserve University to prepare 24 high-achieving science and math undergraduates for teaching careers. The newly funded Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program will seek to encourage science and mathematics majors to become high school math and science teachers. The nearly $750,000 grant will be used to recruit research-trained students from biology, chemistry, mathematics and physics into the teaching profession.
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The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency that supports fundamental research and education across all fields of science and engineering. In fiscal year (FY) 2012, its budget was $7.0 billion. NSF funds reach all 50 states through grants to nearly 2,000 colleges, universities and other institutions. Each year, NSF receives about 50,000 competitive requests for funding, and makes about 11,500 new funding awards. NSF also awards about $593 million in professional and service contracts yearly.
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