Awards for education majors to assist in the development of math or science materials for student teaching assignment are available for $2,000 during student teaching semester. Women and minorities are highly encouraged to apply.

Requirements of Scholarship:

Applicants must develop a NASA educational material to use when student teaching. You may find these materials at: NASA Educational Resources

As part of your scholarship application:

  1. You will upload a PDF file of the lesson you will develop, or show a web link and page numbers of the on-line lesson you will develop.
  2. You will write a short description of how you plan to use the lesson when student teaching.
  3. If selected, scholars will submit a short description at the end of your student teaching semester of how the lesson went and changes you would make when using again.


Eligibility Requirements:

1. Enrolled at:

  • Doña Ana Community College
  • Navajo Technical College
  • New Mexico State University
  • New Mexico State University- Alamogordo
  • New Mexico State University- Grants
  • New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
  • New Mexico Highlands University
  • Northern New Mexico University 
  • Eastern New Mexico University
  • Western New Mexico University 
  • San Juan College
  • Santa Fe Community College
  • Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute
  • University of New Mexico

2. Major in Science Education, Mathematics Education, or Technology Education

3. Full time student

4. Minimal cumulative GPA of 3.0- must maintain eligibility throughout the duration of the award. A current transcript must be attached to application

5. United States citizenship

These are competitively awarded fellowships.

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