eligible to apply for MOEBIUS scholarship?
Minimum requirements for
Be a U.S.
citizen, national, or permanent resident alien
Be a CSULA
undergraduate, graduate and/ or credential student at the time of the
award; undergraduate applicants must be juniors or seniors at the time
of the award
Be majoring or
have a degree in mathematics or pursue a credential in mathematics.
Have a GPA of
3.0 or better in the last 90 quarter units of coursework
any special obligations?
If you receive a MOEBIUS
scholarship, you must:
agreement promising that you will teach for two years in a high-need
district for each year of scholarship support or repay the funds
Program meetings and workshops as mandated
with an advisor and make satisfactory progress toward your degree and/or
your single subject credential
Earn a minimum
3.0 GPA each quarter to retain the scholarship
at least 25 hours of mathematics education research and/or outreach
activities each quarter
California single subject credential in mathematics at CSULA and fulfil
your commitment to teach in a high-need district
any special benefits?
In addition to financial
support, MOEBIUS Scholars will enjoy a wide range of opportunities for
professional growth, including:
directed teaching in partner schools
from CSULA mathematics and education faculty and professional mentoring
from experienced mathematics educators in partner schools
to attend professional meetings / opportunities to network with peers
and professionals in mathematics education
What is a
high-need school district?
The National Science
Foundation defines "high-need" school districts on the basis of the
participation in free or reduced priced lunch programs Level of teacher
preparation / teacher attrition rates
high-need districts include Los Angeles, Baldwin Park, Bellflower,
Duarte, El Monte, Garvey, Glendale, Long Beach, , Monrovia, Montebello,
Pasadena, and West Covina.