Biology Professor Receives NSF Grant to Prepare Science Teachers

MSU and CCM Faculty awarded a Robert Noyce Grant from the National Science Foundation in the amount of $1,447,272 for 5 years.

Dr. Sandra Adams, PI, Department of Biology & Molecular Biology, Dr. Douglas Larkin, Co-PI, Dept. of Secondary and Special Education, and Dr. John Berger, Co-PI, County College of Morris have been awarded a Robert Noyce Grant from the National Science Foundation in the amount of $1,447,272 for 5 years.  This scholarship project will recruit, prepare, and support 30 new science teachers for New Jersey’s high need K-12 school districts.  This project offers two years of scholarships equal to the amount of New Jersey in-state tuition and fees, as well as an annual stipend of $3000 to undergraduate chemistry, physics, earth science, and biology majors admitted into the MSU Teacher Education Program.