TIER II

WHO SHOULD APPLY: 

2022-23 SMI Seniors

SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT: 

Multiple SMI Scholarships will be awarded for 2022-23 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 (former numbering shown in parentheses) : 104, 105, 132 (116), 147 (109), 162 (110), 174, 179A (175)

  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S.

  • 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 EDUC courses from(former numbering shown in parentheses) : 104, 105, 132 (116), 147 (109), 162 (110), 174, 179A (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

MEET CURRENT SCHOLARS:
Tuesday, April 19, 2022
2:00 pm to 2:50 pm
Dual Modes (select in-person OR Zoom when you RSVP)
 
APPLICATION PREPARATION SUPPORT OFFICE HOURS:
Tuesday, May 3, 2022
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
via Zoom - Open House Style 
Come anytime during these office hours.
 

DEADLINE & APPLICATION:
Monday, May 16, 2022 by 12:00 p.m. (noon)
Download application here

 
CONTACT PERSONNEL:

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

TIER III

WHO SHOULD APPLY: 

2022-23 SMI Juniors & SMI Advanced Sophomores

SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT:

Multiple SMI Scholarships will be awarded for 2022-23 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 Mentor or 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

  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S.

  • 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 (former numbering shown in parentheses) : 104, 105, 132 (116), 147 (109), 162 (110), 174, 179A (175)

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

MEET CURRENT SCHOLARS:
Informational Panel Seminar
TBA-Spring 2022
 
 
APPLICATION PREPARATION SUPPORT OFFICE HOURS:
Tuesday, May 3, 2022
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
via Zoom - Open House Style 
Come anytime during these office hours.

 

DEADLINE & APPLICATION: 
Monday, May 16, 2022 by 12:00 p.m. (noon)
Download application here

 

CONTACT PERSONNEL:

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

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