TIER II

WHO SHOULD APPLY: 

2020-21 SMI Seniors

SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT: 

Multiple SMI Scholarships will be awarded for 2020-21 AY in the amount of up to $8,000 each. At least one scholarship award will be pre-designated for a physics or chemistry major. Award amounts will be based on applicant's merit and involvement in the SMI Program.  All SMI Tier II Scholarships will be assigned to complete a year-long, paid, field assignment.  Additionally, SMI Tier II Scholars are employed in paid SMI Peer Leader positions.  

REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum:

  • Current active SMI students (CNAS or BCOE major)

  • Maintain updated SMI Program Plan

  • Maintain good academic standing

  • Minimum GPA (cumulative): 2.80

  • Passed CBEST, official documentation needed

  • Passed one CSET Subtest in subject area (Mathematics or Sciences), official documentation needed

  • Completed EDUC 3 or equivalence

  • Completed one upper-division EDUC course from listing: 104, 105, 132 (formerly 116) , 147 (formerly 109), 162 (formerly 110),  178 (formerly 174), 179A (formerly 175)

  • Updated Resume

Preferred

  • Passed two or more CSET Subtests in subject area (Mathematics or Sciences), official documentation needed

  • Completed EDUC 4 or equivalence

  • Completed two or more upper-division courses from: EDUC 104, 105, 109, 110, 116, 174, 175

  • Completed NASC 192

  • Completed NASC 192L

  • Participated in SMI Peer Mentor Program

  • Participated in an SMI year-long field work assignment or SMI approved/sponsored academies

  • Attended one or more SMI approved professional development events during this academic year

DEADLINE & APPLICATION:

Monday, May 17, 2021 by 12:00 p.m. (noon)

SMI Tiered Scholarship Application:

coming soon

CONTACT PERSONNEL:

Leslie Bushong
SMI Director
1114 Pierce Hall
leslie.bushong@ucr.edu

TIER III

WHO SHOULD APPLY: 

2020-21 SMI Juniors & SMI Advanced Sophomores

SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT:

Multiple SMI Scholarships will be awarded for 2021-22 AY in the amount of up to $8,000 each. At least one scholarship award will be pre-designated for a physics or chemistry major.  Award amounts will be based on applicant's merit and involvement in the SMI Program. All SMI Tier III Scholars are employed in paid SMI Peer Leader positions.  Additionally, if qualified, SMI Tier III Scholars will be assigned to complete a year-long (unpaid) field assignment but with the option to accept financial support for transportation.  

REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum

  • Current active SMI students (CNAS or BCOE major)

  • Maintain updated SMI Program Plan

  • Maintain good academic standing

  • Minimum GPA (cumulative): 2.75

  • Passed CBEST, official documentation needed

  • Completed EDUC 3 or equivalence

  • Updated Resume

Preferred

  • Passed one CSET Subtest in subject area (Mathematics or Sciences), official documentation needed

  • Completed EDUC 4 or equivalence

  • Completed one upper-division EDUC course from listing: 104, 105, 132 (formerly 116) , 147 (formerly 109), 162 (formerly 110),  178 (formerly 174), 179A (formerly 175)

  • Participated in SMI Peer Mentor Program

  • Attended one or more SMI approved professional development events during this academic year

DEADLINE & APPLICATION: 

Monday, May 17, 2021 by 12:00 p.m. (noon)

SMI Tiered Scholarship Application:

coming soon

CONTACT PERSONNEL:

Leslie Bushong
SMI Director
1114 Pierce Hall
leslie.bushong@ucr.edu

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