JACKSON, Miss. (WTVA) -- Students and professionals in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics may be able to receive funding from the Noyce STEM Teachers Scholars Program.
Program officials say they are looking for STEM majors and professionals to become K-12 mathematics and science teachers.
Funds through the program will be provided to support scholarships, stipends and academic programs for students who commit to teaching in high-need school districts two years for every one year they are funded with the program.
The program funds scholarships for undergraduate students at $10,000 and for a STEM professional at $15,000 for the 2014 fall semester.
The deadline to apply for the program is July 15, 2014.
Contact Linda T. Coats in Mississippi State's Department of Leadership and Foundations at firstname.lastname@example.org or 662-325-2416 for more information.