UCA Robert Noyce Summer Intern Program

Nominations are now being accepted for the summer of 2018

Will you be a sophomore or junior in Fall 2018? If you said yes, you are eligible for a Noyce Summer Internship. The summer intern program provides students majoring in physics, mathematics, chemistry, or biology with:

  • Room and Board on campus during the 10-week summer session.
  • A scholarship to cover the cost of a 1-hour summer course on science learning.
  • $2,000 to work 20 hours per week on a research project with a faculty member.
  • $1,500 during the following fall and spring semesters each to work as a learning assistant in your home department.


What do you need to be eligible?

  • Be a rising sophomore or junior (freshmen finishing their first year or sophomores completing their second year).
  • Major in physics, mathematics, chemistry, or biology.
  • Have a minimum overall UCA GPA of 2.7 and a content major GPA of at least 3.0.
  • Be U.S. citizen, national, or permanent resident alien.
  • Complete one of the following course sequences by the end of the spring 2018 semester:
    • PHYS 1410 and 1420 or 1441 and 1442
    • MATH 1496 and 1497
    • CHEM 1450 and 1451
    • BIOL 1440 and 1441
  • Be recommended by your instructor from one of these courses.
  • Enroll in or have completed STEP 1 (STEM 1100) by the fall semester of the internship.


How do you apply?

Complete the online application form UCA Noyce Summer Intern Application 2018.

A committee of faculty from the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics and the STEMteach program will select 8 participants from the students completing application forms in late March or early April. Participants will need to be on campus throughout the 10-week summer session (June 4, 2018 – August 10, 2018).