FIU-UGA-FVSU-CAU-SSU INCLUDES PROJECT
An Integrated Approach to Retain Underrepresented Minority Students in STEM Disciplines.
The ultimate goal of this project is to develop and pilot novel interventions to enhance success of underrepresented students in STEM disciplines and ultimately to increase their retention in and pursuit of careers in STEM disciplines. This project is destined to provide an academic year exchange program in order to enhance underrepresented students’ academic success in STEM by increasing their cultural competence.
- Fort Valley State University
- Savannah State University
- The University of Georgia
- Clark Atlanta University
FIU will exchange students with UGA through the National Student Exchange (2-way exchange)
CAU will exchange students with the UGA through transient student status (2-way exchange)
SSU will send students to the University of Georgia through transient student status
- Sophomore in STEM majors by the time the exchange takes place
- Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
- GPA of 2.8 or above
- Must be a student enrolled in one of the Universities that were mentioned above
- Interested in mentored research training programs