The Fordham University / Wildlife Conservation Society NSF Robert Noyce Scholarship Program

Julie Larsen Maher ©WCS

Fordham University and the Wildlife Conservation Society at the Bronx Zoo announce a National Science Foundation (NSF) funded program that provides scholarships to students majoring, or with a degree, in science who are committed to teaching science in high need school districts upon the completion of a teacher credential program.


  • $9,000 tuition scholarship
  • New York State certification to teach science
  • 3-week paid summer internship at the Bronx Zoo ($1,350)
  • mentoring by faculty and educators at Fordham University and the WCS/Bronx Zoo
  • pairing with a selected practicing teacher


Undergraduates – December 15th 5:00pm (EST)

Graduates – April 15th 5:00pm (EST)


How do I apply?

If you are an eligible candidate, send an email request for the application forms to Dr. John Craven at or Dr. Grace Vernon at


For more information, please visit Fordham's website and see below:

Recipient Obligations 

Dr. John Craven: (212) 636-7670

Dr. Grace Vernon: (212) 636-6324

NSFThis scholarship opportunity is generously funded by the National Science Foundation.