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Project SERVE

Developing STEM Educators with Resilience, Vision, and Expertise.

Funded by the National Science Foundation, the Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program at Doane University provides scholarships, stipends, and programmatic support to recruit and prepare STEM majors and professionals to become teachers in high-need secondary schools. Project SERVE was launched to address the profound need for exceptional educators in urban and rural areas across Nebraska, and our country. We are committed to serving an active role in preparing future educators from all backgrounds to work with students in meaningful and effective ways. Learn more about the Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program at

The Support You Need to Achieve Your Dream

Being a teacher requires passion and dedication. Through Project SERVE, Doane provides Noyce Scholars the support and tools they need to succeed.    
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Financial Aid
Receive up to $38,500 in scholarships over two years, or $18,000 in stipends.
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Job Placement
Placement within a target school is guaranteed, along with the necessary training when you graduate.
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Participate in a mentor program with a teacher in an urban or rural school.

Discover all the benefits of becoming a Noyce scholar

Project SERVE's Noyce Scholars

The Noyce program recruits talented individuals who are passionate about teaching STEM in high-need secondary schools. Noyce Scholars commit to two years of service as a mathematics of science teacher for each year of scholarship or stipend received. The goal of the Noyce Scholarship program is to improve the quality and persistence of STEM teaching in both rural and urban school districts.

Meet the Current Noyce Scholars


Become a Noyce Scholar 

Are you ready to meet the challenge of becoming a Noyce Scholar? The application deadlines are:
  • December 31st for undergraduates in their sophomore and junior year
  • March 31st for prospective Fast-Track Scholars

Project SERVE Agreement Form