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Relationships in Science Education (RISE)

Support for STEM Students

RISE (Relationships in Science Education) is a National Science Foundation-funded project awarded to Edmonds Community College for five years to increase the number of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) students graduating and transferring, increase diversity among STEM majors, graduates, and transfers, and increase the successful progression of STEM majors through gateway STEM courses. 

The RISE student support program is a community of STEM students. RISE students are provided a suite of student support services, including:

  • a faculty adviser and mentor,
  • a STEM study room with peer and/or faculty tutors,
  • an opportunity to be a paid peer tutor,
  • social events, panels, and speakers on STEM topics,
  • STEMinars – cohort classes for RISE students,
  • academic support and workshops,
  • undergraduate research opportunities and/or service-learning opportunities in STEM, and
  • assistance in the university transfer process or job-search process.

Apply Today to Join RISE! 

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Our application is now completely online; click here to apply.

For more information about RISE, click here.

Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation. NSF DUE #1068399 

Did you catch STEM Saturday 2013? Watch the video below to learn about RISE's community outreach efforts!

Apply for an EdSTEM$ scholarship!

Students studying science, technology, engineering, or math can apply for a one-year scholarship for the 2014-15 academic year.

EdSTEM also provides support to help students be successful in their classes.

Learn more or apply now here.

RISE Site for Students

Current and prospective RISE students should visit the RISE student site to: