Career Awards for Science and Mathematics Teachers

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September 6, 2022

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Updated: September 6th, 2022

Scholarship Mission

To recognize teachers who have demonstrated solid knowledge of science and/or mathematics content and have outstanding performance records in educating children.

Qualification Requirements

Applicants must be currently licensed North Carolina public school science and/or mathematics teachers who teach in grades K-12 in North Carolina public schools and have completed at least five-years of teaching experience at the time of application, with at least 70 percent of their time devoted to teaching science and/or mathematics courses; must be in elementary schools, who also can be science and/or mathematics specialists, must have completed at least five-years of teaching at the time of application; with at least 30 percent of the candidate’s time spent teaching science and/or mathematics; at least 20 percent of their time should be spent working with other teachers. If they are specialists; must have superior knowledge of science and/or mathematics, excellent teaching skills, demonstrated leadership and a commitment to continue teaching in the North Carolina Public School system and must be citizens of the United States.

How Winners are Selected

Selection will be based primarily on the following; candidate’s qualifications and potential to conduct high-quality science and/or mathematics teaching; significant contributions to enhancing students’ knowledge of science and/or mathematics; knowledge of subject content and effectiveness of communications skills; abilities in the classroom that should demonstrate learner-centered, knowledge-centered, assessment-centered and community-centered learning styles; support from the principal and superintendent.

Organization Information:



Burroughs Wellcome Fund
21 T.W. Alexander Dr.
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709

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