STEM Program Application
for 2020-2021 is now OPEN.
Deadline to Apply is:
Mon., May 18th, 2020 @8:00am
EXTENDED to Tuesday, 05/19 @8am!
Applicants will be notified of decisions in early June.
Science Research Initiative (SRI) Program Overview
The Science Research Initiative (SRI) is an academic support program designed to assist students interested in pursuing Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) majors/careers.
The SRI program will help program participants successfully complete their studies at SMC, transfer to ANY baccalaureate program, and/or enter the STEM workforce. This program works closely with partners at UCLA, specifically the Center for Community College Partnerships and the Undergraduate Research Center.
Program Requirements & Important Dates for 2020-21
|Program Orientation||June 17th/18th/or 19th, 2020* |
*Remote/online options will be offered. Dates TBA
|STEM Skills Week ||August 17th - 22nd, 2020* |
*remote/online options will be offered. Dates TBA
|Counseling Sessions||2 Per Semester|
||1-2 Per Semester|
|Academic Support Programming
||Supplemental Instruction, Tutoring, Lecture Series, Workshops, etc.|
||2 check-ins per semester|
Additional Requirements (once in the program)
1 STEM Course (minimum) every semester at SMC: Math (non-business), Computer Science, Earth Science, Life Science, Physical Science, Sustainable Technologies, Engineering)
Maintain at least a 2.8 GPA each semester
STEM Career Courses (Counseling 12) and Job Strategies (Counseling 15) offered Fall/Spring.
Principles & Practice of Scientific Research Course (Science 10) offered Fall, Winter, & Spring
If you have questions regarding the requirements above please contact us at 310-434-3988 or send an email to email@example.com