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