STARKVILLE – Mississippi State University will lead a project to increase the ranks of science, technology, engineering and mathematics professionals for grades 7-12.
The project is funded by an $880,000 grant from the National Science Foundation.
Those selected for the awards and stipends must complete two years of teaching in a “high-need” school district each year.
The five-year grant will award $10,000 each to 20 undergraduate scholars. They also must pursue a major in chemistry, biology, physics, mathematics or engineering, and science or math education.
The grant pays for six $15,000 stipends to people in those fields who are pursue a master of arts in teaching at the secondary level.
NEMS Daily Journal