Relationships in Science Education (RISE)
Edmonds Community College
Relationships in Science Education-RISE
Current and prospective RiSE Students should visit the RiSE Student Site to:
- Learn about and sign up for upcoming RiSE events
- Apply to be a RiSE Scholar
- Explore available resources for STEM students
- View the study room hours and tutoring schedule
The EdSTEMS Scholarship application is available! Click here to learn more and find out if you are eligible. Full application must be received by May 31st, 2013.
RISE 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 the 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 advisor 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.
Who is Eligible for RISE?
You are eligible if you are earning a two-year Associate degree and/or intending to transfer to a four-year institution in one of the following STEM related fields of study: biology, chemistry, computer science, computer information systems, computer electronics and networks, engineering, environmental science, geology, materials science technology, mathematics,or physics. Part-time students and running start students are eligible to join!
RISE students must also:
- be a United States citizens or permanent resident,
- demonstrate previous academic achievement with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher, and
- participate in RISE activities during the award term.
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!
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