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Noyce Science Teacher, Research, Education and Methods (STREAM) Program

The Noyce Science Teacher, Research, Education and Methods (STREAM) program at the University of South Alabama provides scholarship funding and a stipend to support students earning an Alternative Master of Education in General Science to become a certified middle or high school (6-12) science teacher in high needs schools.

Want to inspire future scientists? Earn an Alternative Master of Education degree at South.

You could receive a $40,000 scholarship and stipend for your degree!

Through the STREAM program, you can…

  • learn and experience science in the upper Gulf Coast.
  • attend excursions at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab, Mobile Baykeeper, Mobile Environmental Center, Airbus Flightworks and more.
  • receive one-on-one support during the program from South faculty.
  • have opportunities to engage in research with South faculty and travel and present your research at national and regional conferences.
  • receive mentoring and professional development support during your first three years of teaching.
  • join the Noyce teacher family of more than 45 South alumni who stay connected to this day.
  • earn approximately $62,941 as a first-year science teacher in Alabama.
▼   Steps to Become a STREAM Scholar
  1. Complete the STREAM Interest Form by the end of spring semester (April)
  2. The STREAM program director will schedule an initial screening call with the applicant (May-June)
  3. Complete the pre-residency application by the end of the summer (July)
  4. Complete the pre-residency experience in the fall semester and receive a $2,000 stipend (August - December)
  5. Provide a presentation to the STREAM leadership committee about your pre-residency experience (December)
  6. Complete the STREAM application and sign a contract (December)
  7. Complete an official application to the USA Graduate School (December)
  8. Successfully pass the General Science Praxis - Test Code 5436 (December)
  9. Receive the STREAM program scholarship of $40,000, which covers tuition, fees and books and includes a housing stipend (January)
  10. Start graduate school STREAM program classes (January/spring semester)
  11. Graduate four semesters later (spring semester)


Attend an Informational Meeting to Learn More

April 24 and 25 (9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.)
University Commons, USA College of Education and Professional Studies, Room 3901
(come and go as you can)