Augusta University proudly hosts a Program for Recruiting and Educating STEM Teachers
with Integrated Graduate Enrollment (PRESTIGE). PRESTIGE provides a streamlined process for becoming a teacher with certification in a STEM
Over three years, six students per year will each be awarded a renewable Robert Noyce scholarship of $14,800 for the first year which will increase by five percent per student each additional year. The scholarship will support the cost of attendance throughout the integrated program's schedule. For each year of funding, PRESTIGE scholars agree to teach two years with preference of employment being given to Burke, Jefferson, McDuffie, and Warren counties.
During the program the scholars will also benefit from having two advisors, one in their STEM area and Dr. Steven Page in the Teacher Education Department. Upon completion of PRESTIGE, each of the 18 scholarship graduates will have obtained a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Arts in Teaching.
Learn more about PRESTIGE.
Augusta University has received funding from the National Science Foundation for its
new Savannah River Scholars Program (SRSP). The SRSP will award sixteen annual scholarships
of $5,700 each to qualified students majoring in Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics or
Learn more information about SRSP and how to apply.
Scholarships of $1800 per semester are available to assist students in completing
the Bachelor of Science in Physics Nuclear Science Track or the Bachelor of Science
in Chemistry Nuclear Science Track. Some selected students may qualify for automatic
continued support in subsequent semesters (assuming eligibility requirements are maintained).
Other students may be accepted on an individual semester basis requiring a resubmission
of application for subsequent semesters. Part-time students may qualify for partial
Scholarships of $1000 per semester are available to assist excellent students in completing the Bachelor of Science in a STEM field. This includes majors in biology, chemistry, computer science (including applied degrees in business), physics, and math. The scholarship is automatically renewed provided the student continues to meet the credit hours and GPA criteria. New scholarships are generally awarded in May.
To be eligible, applicants must be seeking graduation from Augusta University as a professional Chemistry major, must have attained at least sophomore standing, and must have attended Augusta University for one full year. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of scholastic ability and an exhibited interest in the liberal and fine arts at Augusta University. The scholarship is made possible through a donation from Dr. J. Gray Dinwiddie, Jr. and Mrs. Rockie Dinwiddie.
For more information, including an application, please click here.
The department offers many students the opportunity to work as paid assistants in our introductory lab courses. These students work alongside our faculty helping students and preparing labs. In addition, many of our students work as tutors in the department's Student Tutor Center.