This page is meant to be a resource to both future and current teachers. We will continue to update it with new scholarships and opportunities as we come across them. If you are aware of any other scholarships or funding opportunities for our students and teachers, please reach out to the Teach@Mines team at

Teach@Mines Scholarships

Teach@Mines Noyce Scholarship and Stipend Program:

The Teach@Mines Noyce Scholarship and Stipend Program seeks to encourage and enable Mines students to become science, mathematics and computer science teachers. The scholarship program is intended for students either in their junior/senior years or who have already graduated with a bachelor’s degree and who would like to pursue a teaching career in science, mathematics or computer science. The value of the scholarship is between $12,500 – $15,000 per semester. Undergraduate students may receive up to six semesters worth of funding and graduate students may receive up to two semesters of funding. Scholarship recipients are required to complete one year of teaching in a high-needs school district for every semester of scholarship received. Read more here.

Teach@Mines Noyce classroom expereince award:

The Teach@Mines Noyce Teaching Classroom Experience Award seeks to encourage passionate Mines students to explore (K–12) teaching by providing paid classroom experiences. Students will spend time in local schools, gaining first-hand experience of the profession, and will earn a $500 stipend for enrolling in SCED262/562 K-12 Field Experience and successfully completing 25 hours in a K-12 classroom.  Please note:  You can also earn work study for any additional field hours. Read more here.


Colorado Department of Education Residency Stipend:

  • Must be pursuing licensure through Teach@Mines
  • Available to both undergraduates and graduate students for Fall23 and Spring24 terms.
  • Must have 300% Pell need to qualify – as determined by the FAFSA
  • $11,000 wages during the student teaching/Capstone Curriculum Design II semester. Does not affect financial aid eligibility.
  • No commitment or payback provisions

Please reach out to with any questions.

External Scholarships & Opportunities

American Chemical Society Hach Scholarships and Grants

The ACS-Hach Programs provide financial support to future and current high school chemistry teachers throughout the United States. From completing teaching credentials to obtaining support for classroom resources, chemistry teachers can count on ACS-Hach Programs to help them advance chemistry education for their students.

Scholarships include:

  • ACS-Hach Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Scholarship: awarded to recent graduates and graduate students with limited work experience and an interest in becoming secondary chemistry teachers. Recipients must be pursuing a Masters degree in education or becoming certified as a chemistry/science teacher. Read more here.
  • ACS-Hach Second Career Teacher Scholarship: awarded to professionals in the chemistry field pursuing new careers as high school chemistry teachers. Read more here.
  • ACS-Hach Land Grant Undergraduate Scholarship: awarded to undergraduate chemistry majors who attend one of our 72 partner institutions and express an interest in teaching high school chemistry. Students are selected on the bases of chemistry aptitude, interest, and need. The selection process is administered by partner universities. The partner universities have oversight for the selection of scholars. Read more here.
  • And more!

AAEE Janice S. Jones Scholarship Program

The American Association for Employment in Education (AAEE), an organization which promotes professional standards and practices in teacher preparation and job recruitment, recognizes a national shortage of candidates preparing for careers in certain teaching fields as well as teachers of color. This scholarship program is designed to address these needs by providing two $1,000 awards annually: the Critical Need Teacher Scholarship, and the Teach of Color Scholarship. Learn more and apply here.

Barbara Lotze Scholarship for Future Physics Teachers

The AAPT Board of Directors offers scholarships for future high school physics teachers. These scholarships, supported by an endowment funded by Barbara Lotze, are available only to U.S. citizens attending U.S. schools. Undergraduate students enrolled, or planning to enroll, in physics teacher preparation curricula and high school seniors entering such programs are eligible. Successful applicants receive a stipend of up to $3,000 and a complimentary AAPT Student Membership for one year. The scholarship may be granted to an individual for each of four years. Learn more and apply here.

Rural Inservice Educator Stipend (RIES)

The Colorado Center for Rural Education and the Colorado Department of Higher Education encourage talented inservice PK-12 educators working in a rural Colorado school district to pursue the necessary qualifications to: (a) teach concurrent enrollment courses, (b) add an additional endorsement; or (c) fulfill a local  faculty need. The Rural Inservice Educator Stipend provides recipients with up to $6,000 to offset costs associated with a qualifying program provided by one of Colorado’s institutions of higher education. Learn more and apply here.

STAR Teacher Researcher:

STAR aims to produce excellent K-12 STEM teachers by providing aspiring teachers with opportunities to do authentic research while helping them translate their research experience into classroom practice. No previous experience? No problem. That’s exactly what we provide. STAR pairs aspiring STEM teachers with world-class researchers and scientists at research laboratories throughout the western United States, where Fellowes receive hands-on experience at top labs. Read more and apply here.