North Carolina Central University
1801 Fayetteville St.
Durham, NC 27707
Burroughs Wellcome Scholarship
Are you a mathematics or science major? Are you interested in teaching mathematics or science at the high school level? Could you use financial support? If so, consider a Burroughs Wellcome Fund Scholarship.
Through generous funding from the Burroughs Welcome Fund, the School of Education and College of Science and Technology offers a scholarship and post-graduation package to rising juniors and seniors willing to minor or double major in education, committed to academic achievement in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) and a willingness to become a licensed mathematics and science teacher in the North Carolina Public School System.
$6,500 annual scholarship (up to two years)
$5,000 annual teaching salary bonus (up to four years)
Mathematics and Science majors may apply spring or fall of their sophomore year, or as juniors or seniors. Awards will begin junior year for undergraduates who qualify for up to 2 or 4 semesters of funding.
Willingness to declare education as a minor or double-major
Possess and maintain a 2.5 overall GPA minimum
Be eligible to apply and be admitted into the NCCU Teacher Education Program
Commitment to complete North Carolina teaching licensure requirements
Following graduation, teach high school mathematics or science in the public schools of North Carolina for a minimum of one year