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 citizen 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.