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RADIANS Teacher Scholarship Program


The Responsive, Attentive, Dialogic, and InterActive Noyce Scholars (RADIANS) Project at Texas State University provides scholarships and enhanced preparation for STEM majors who choose to teach in a high-need school district. 

Scholarship amount:

$10,000, up to the cost of attendance

Up to $15,000 for extraordinary financial circumstances

Eligibility criteria:

  • Individuals supported to become teachers must be pursuing or have earned a baccalaureate degree in biology, chemistry, biochemistry, computer science, engineering, geoscience, mathematics, or physics
  • Students must have earned at least junior status
  • Grade point average of 2.75 or greater, either overall or in last 60 credits

Recruitment for this program focuses especially on those who will be able to teach physics or chemistry.

These scholarships are expected to be available at least through the 2020-2021 academic year.

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RADIANS Program Leadership Team

Name Project Role Department Office Email Phone
Dr. Eleanor Close Principal Investigator (PI) and Director of Physics LA program Physics RFM 3236 eclose@txstate.edu 512.245.8664
Dr. Hunter Close Co-PI and PhysTEC Site Leader Physics RFM 3227 hgclose@txstate.edu 512.245.8103
Dr. Leslie Huling Co-PI and Director of TRP Curriculum & Instruction AVRY 462 lesliehuling@txstate.edu 512.716.4531
Dr. Cynthia Luxford Co-PI Chemistry & Biochemistry CHEM 210 cluxford@txstate.edu 512.245.1290
Dr. Araceli Ortiz Co-PI and Director of LBJ Institute LBJ Institute for STEM Education and Research ASBN 211 araceli@txstate.edu 512.245.3102

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This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under NSF DUE Grant #1557405. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.