​Application Period

  • ​Application is now open. Link to apply can be found below.​​

  • ​Deadline to apply is May 18, 2020 at 8 a.m. 

  • Applicants will be notified of decisions in early June.

​STEM/SRI Prog​ram Benefit​​

  • Priority registration for classes & select STEM courses

  • Science-focused transfer counseling, student orientations, & w​orkshops

  • Peer mentors, internship opportunities, lectures, & activities

  • Free science & ​math​ tutoring

  • STEM Scholarships

Program Admission Priorities

Continuing SMC Students

  • Math 20-ready (Intermediate Algebra or higher) by Fall 2020

  • 2 years of SRI program commitment

  • Interest in one of the STEM fields

  • Planned Fall 2020 enrollment in Math and Science courses

Incoming SMC Students (Current High School Students)

  • Complete SMC Application

  • Minimum of 2 years of high school science

  • Math 20-ready (Intermediate Algebra or higher) by Fall 2020

  • Recommended ~2.50 High School GPA

  • Interest in one of the STEM fields

  • Planned Fall 2020 enrollment in Math and Science courses

STEM Program Application Process​

​​​How to Apply 

  1. Complete online application. (link to the online application can be found below)​ 

  2. Check email for program notifications/decisions in early June 2020.

  3. Once admitted, attend summer orientation in June 2020 (June 17th or 18th or 19th) and Summer STEM Skills Week 2020, August 17-22, 2020.

NOTE: In order to complete the online SRI application you will need to have already done the following:

  1. ​Applied to SMC online (www.smc.edu)

  2. Received your SMC ID #

  3. Activated your SMC email address* in Corsair Connect
    (last name_first name@student.smc.edu)

*You will need an active SMC email address to access the online application.

Application Materials​

SRI Short Answer Questions.pdf

Important Application Reminders​


Deadline to Apply is: May 18th, 2020 @8:00am

Applicants will be notified of decisions in early June.

Please note the following important items:

  • TRANSCRIPTS: as part of the application, you will need to upload your UNOFFICIAL Transcripts into the google form. The form will only accept PDF or JPEG files.

      1. ​​Current SMC Students: only need to upload their SMC unofficial transcripts, as well as those from any other colleges/universities attended.​
      2. Incoming HS students (graduating seniors): only need to upload their unofficial HS transcripts (which DO NOT need to include their final spring semester grades)​
  • Incomplete applications will not be accepted. (Make sure to keep the confirmation email you receive from GoogleForms as proof of submission)

  • You should be able to save and return to your application once you begin. However, we recommend answering the short-response questions in a word doc, then cutting and pasting them into the application to avoid losing your data.

  • Duplicate applications: If you fill out and submit the application more than once, only the most recent application will be reviewed.