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    From the Military to Mercy College to Math Teacher

    Earn a tuition-free Master of Science Degree in Mathematics Education. Photo: Lucas Scimia ’15
Attention: United States Veterans, Become a Math Teacher

Join Mercy College for a unique career and scholarship opportunity. Earn a tuition-free Master of Science degree in Mathematics Education funded by the National Science Foundation. Mercy is looking for ten veterans with strong math backgrounds to qualify for a full scholarship in a 14-month master's degree program.

The program will run from May 2020 - August 3, 2021. 

Program Requirements
  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor's Degree including a minimum of 24 credits in mathematics and a GPA of 3.0
  • Commitment to teach two years in a high-needs school
Program Components

This scholarship and career program provides US Veterans with:

  • $32,800 in scholarship support to cover the full cost of tuition
  • 36 graduate credits graduate coursework at Mercy College, Dobbs Ferry, NY
  • 140 days of clinical internship in a Yonkers public secondary school under the mentorship of an experienced math secondary school teacher
  • A Mercy College faculty member to provide professional mentoring and onsite classroom support for the academic year
  • Professional support to prepare for teacher certification examinations
  • On-site Mentoring and online follow-up support during the first and second years of teaching
For More Information or to Apply

For more information or to apply contact:

Professor William Farber
Program Director, Mercy College
(914) 674-7675