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The WVUteach team wants to help all students reach their academic goals and succeed. View the multiple scholarship opportunities for WVUteach students below.

ACS-Hach Land Grant Undergraduate Scholarship

The ACS-Hach Land Grant Undergraduate Scholarship is awarded to undergraduate chemistry majors who attend an ACS-Hach partner institution and express an interest in teaching high school chemistry. West Virginia University is one of two partner institutions in West Virginia. Students are selected based on chemistry aptitude, interest and need. The selection process is administered by WVUteach and the Chemistry Department.

Scholars receive $10,000 per academic year. If scholars continue to meet the eligibility requirements below, they may renew the scholarship until they complete the necessary coursework to obtain their undergraduate chemistry degree and teachers' certification. Students must meet the award criteria to renew a scholarship. The scholarship can be applied to tuition, books, room and board and other education-related expenses.


To be eligible, you must:

  • Maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale

  • Be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student

  • Have a declared major in chemistry or a chemistry-related discipline

  • Demonstrate a commitment to become a high school chemistry teacher after graduation

  • Be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States

  • To apply, contact for application and renewal details.

ACS-Hach Land Grant Undergraduate Scholarship

National Council for Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Grants

National Council for Teachers of Mathematics grants range from $1,500 to $24,000 and are available to help math teachers, prospective teachers and other math educators improve the teaching and learning of mathematics.

NCTM Grants

Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)

The PSLF program forgives the remaining balance on your Direct Loans after you have made 120 qualifying monthly payments under a qualifying repayment plan while working full-time for a qualifying employer.


Sallie Lowther Norris Showalter Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Related Disciplines

This award recognizes an undergraduate woman or female-identifying student who demonstrates high mathematical and/or scientific achievement and a commitment to social justice and/or women’s and gender studies issues.

Sallie Lowther Norris Showalter Award


WVUteach offers the opportunity for all junior and senior undergraduate students to apply for the U.S. Department of Education's Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education Grant (TEACH Grant).

The TEACH Grant Program provides funds to students who are completing or who plan to complete coursework that is required to begin a career in teaching, and who agree to teach full-time for at least four years. If enrolled full-time, a student can receive up to $4,000 each year in TEACH Grant funds, up to a maximum of $16,000 for undergraduate study.


To be eligible, you must:

  • Be enrolled full-time as an undergraduate junior or senior

  • Maintain a GPA of 3.25 or higher (there is no rounding, a 3.249 is not eligible)

  • Be active in the WVUteach Program and on track to complete the WVUteach Program

  • As a condition for receiving a TEACH Grant, you must agree to teach full-time for at least four years as a highly qualified teacher in a high-need field and in a school or educational service agency (ESA) serving low-income students. You must complete the four years of teaching within eight years after you complete or otherwise cease to be enrolled in the program of study for which you received the grant. If you do not meet the terms of your TEACH Grant service obligation, all TEACH Grant funds that you received will be converted to a Direct Unsubsidized Loan and must be repaid in full, with interest charged from the date of each TEACH Grant disbursement.

To apply for the TEACH Grant, complete an application (PDF)* and submit the completed application to


*Opens a PDF document. If unable to access the document, please email and an alternative version of the application document will be provided.

Underwood-Smith Teacher Scholarship Program

The Underwood-Smith Teacher Scholarship Program is a new scholarship available to highly qualified students interested in pursuing a career as a West Virginia math, science, elementary education or special education teacher. This scholarship is open to students to both West Virginia residents and non-West Virginia residents.

Note: Recipients of the former Underwood-Smith Teacher Scholarship who need to complete employment or enrollment verification forms: former scholarship forms.

Underwood-Smith Teacher Scholarship

Underwood-Smith Teacher Scholarship Loan Assistance Program

Eligibility for the Underwood-Smith Teacher Scholarship Loan Assistance Program award is limited to a teacher or counselor in a high-need area in West Virginia.

Underwood-Smith Teacher Scholarship Loan Assistance

West Virginia Council for Teachers of Mathematics (WVCTM) Teacher-In-Training Grant

The West Virginia Council of Teachers of Mathematics will award a $600 grant to an outstanding West Virginia student enrolled in a West Virginia college or university. It will be given to a student who is training to become a mathematics teacher and who has intentions of teaching in West Virginia.


West Virginia Engineering, Science And Technology Scholarship Program

West Virginia Engineering, Science and Technology Scholarship Program is a student financial aid program designed to enable and encourage academically talented individuals to pursue careers in the fields of engineering, science and technology. Scholarships, not to exceed $3,000 per academic year, are awarded based on academic qualifications and interest in the fields of engineering, science and technology. Priority is given to West Virginia residents. Awards are contingent upon annual funding of the program by the West Virginia State Legislature. The purpose of the program is to assist West Virginians interested in obtaining a degree or certificate in engineering, science or technology and committed to the pursuit of a career in West Virginia.

West Virginia Engineering, Science And Technology Scholarship

WVUteach Robert Noyce Scholarship

WVU, with support from the National Science Foundation, offers the Robert Noyce Scholarship Program to support students pursuing a STEM degree and teaching certification through WVUteach who desire to become middle or high school science teachers. The Robert Noyce Scholarship provides up to $14,500 per year to juniors or seniors participating in the WVUteach program. Students are required to teach for two years for each year of scholarship support.

Robert Noyce Scholarship