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Northern New Mexico College STEM Scholar program provides STEM student support services to students pursuing a STEM major.
STEM scholars will work closely with their STEM mentor to design an academic plan. The STEM mentor will attentively work to review and track students progress. To have access to all the opportunities offered by the program, STEM scholars will be required to participate in seminars, field trips, one-on-one sessions with a STEM mentor, research projects, STEM scholars meetings, and other STEM events.
STEM scholars will have access to a computer lab, study area, and tutoring services. Through participation in this program, students will be able to earn $10 per hours and will be expected to spend 21 hours per week on program-related activities. STEM Scholar positions are limited. Applications will be reviewed upon receipt. An interview will be scheduled as part of the application process.
STEM Scholar Application
STEM Scholars Responsibilities
- Meet with STEM mentor 4 times per semester at minimum to discuss and review academic progress, academic success, and any circumstances that may be inhibiting the STEM scholar’s academic achievement. Meet with mentor to create educational goals and plans.
- Attend STEM workshops, fieldtrips, one to one sessions with mentor, and assist in Northern’s Friday Academy program and other STEM events.
- Spend 21 hours per week on program-related activities.
- Maintain satisfactory grades in all courses and provide mentor with a Midterm Progress Report.
- Notify STEM mentor immediately if doing poorly, struggling, or considering dropping any courses.
- Respond to Early Alert notice and make an appointment with mentor to review and address area of concern.
- Receive supplemental instruction, such as tutoring, when recommended by instructor or mentor.
- Notify mentor immediately if unable to make a scheduled appointment. If more than 2 scheduled appointments are missed without notice, the STEM scholar will automatically be dropped from the program.
NNMC STEM Degrees