STEM PATHWAYS PROGRAM

APPLICATION

WHO SHOULD APPLY

 

Students enrolled at San Diego City College or Southwestern College,

Majoring in a STEM discipline,

Students who are interested in transferring to San Diego State University

And who are taking full-time units (participating students must be enrolled in classes full-time at the community college and SDSU once transferred)

Candidates from Latinx/Hispanic/Chicano backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

APPLICATION COMPONENTS

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Personal Statement

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Academic Transcripts

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Resume/CV

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Letter of Recommendation

PERSONAL STATEMENT

In your 1-2 page personal statement please include the following:

1. Describe your educational, career goals and interest in STEM

2. Plans to transfer to a 4-year institution

3. Describe any activities or experiences that have prepared you for your career goals and education (MESA, relevant workshops, previous job training, research experience, community service or volunteer work)

4. Discuss any hardships that might have affected your educational goals 5. Discuss why the STEM Pathways program would be beneficial to you.

5. Discuss why the STEM Pathways program would be beneficial to you.

The personal statement should be uploaded in PDF format.

ACADEMIC TRANSCRIPTS

Transcript must show undergraduate classes taken through current semester, and includes a current GPA. Unofficial transcripts are okay. Transcripts should be submitted in PDF format.

RESUME 

Professional/academic resume, a curriculum vitae (CV) is optional but not required. Resume should be submitted in PDF format.

LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION

Applicants will identify up to two (2) letter writers in their program application. Letters to be submitted directly by referee (letter writer) to cos_stempathways@sdsu.edu.

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We would love to answer any questions you have regarding the STEM Pathways Program! Email us today! 

The STEM Pathways Program is supported by:

San Diego State University (SDSU) is a part of the California State University (CSU) system. SDSU follows CSU COVID-19 policies and requirements. For more information regarding SDSU and COVID-19 follow this link: https://sacd.sdsu.edu/student-health-services/covid-19