UTPB Receives $750,000 Grant

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - Almost a million dollars in scholarship money is coming to U.T.P.B.

It's part of the National Science Foundation.

The $750,000 dollar grant will fund scholarships and ultimately excellent math and science teachers.

Undergraduates majoring in math or a science can apply for the two-year scholarships.

They would then pledge to teach math or science in a high need school for four years.

Graduate students could earn one-year scholarships and commit to two years of teaching math or science.

The grant is part of the Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program.