Enhancing Science, Technology, EnginEering, and Math Educational Diversity (ESTEEMED)
A freshman and sophomore-level research training program that provides academic enrichment, financial support, faculty and peer mentoring, and training in UTSA biomedical research laboratories.

Facilitated Access to Scientific Training (FAST)
A scholarship program for economically disadvantaged students majoring in Biology, Chemistry, or Physics; it includes additional training to prepare students for careers in science.

Generating Educational Excellence in Math and Science (GE²MS) / UTeachSA
A collaborative effort between UTSA's College of Sciences (COS) and College of Education and Human Development (COEHD), these teaching preparation programs provide undergraduate students the opportunity to earn a STEM degree and become a high school math or science teacher. - GE²MS - UTeachSA

Maximizing Access to Research Careers - Undergraduate Student Training in Academic Research (MARC-U*STAR)
An Honors research training program that develops its trainees as exceptional applicants and trainees for doctoral programs in the behavioral and biomedical sciences. A MARC-2 program is available for applicants that do not meet MARC-U*STAR program requirements or are not admitted. - MARC-U*STAR program - MARC-2 program

Noyce Scholarship
A scholarship program that provides two years of support to students who have transferred from a community college to UTSA and plan on pursuing a career as science or math teachers in high needs school districts.

Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement (RISE)
An Honors research training and support program designed to assist underrepresented students attain their doctoral degrees in the biomedical and behavioral sciences. A RISE-2 program is available for applicants that do not meet RISE program requirements or are not admitted. - RISE Undergraduate Program - RISE PhD Program - RISE-2 program

Retaining Emerging Alamo College Talent in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (REACT-STEM)
A scholarship program that provides financial support and facilitates community college student transfer and transition to UTSA, while promoting academic excellence and STEM career development.

Teaching and Research in Environmental Ecology (TREE) / Educating Youth in Ecology (EYE)
A model to integrate mentoring between community entities to promote and enhance career development for underrepresented minorities in agriculture and natural resources.

U.S. Forest Service (USFS)
An M.S. student forestry research and training program

UTSA Rising Researchers Program and Award (RR)
A research training and support program designed for first semester freshmen to provide an introduction to laboratory research and aid in a successful transition into College Life.

UTSA Science Transfer Academy (STA)
A research training and support program designed to support and connect transitioning community college students with the UTSA research community.

Work Study Research Training Program (WSRTP)
A research training program that allows work-study-eligible undergraduates to be paid for performing research in a UTSA research laboratory.


LSAMP-CIMA Summer Program for Alamo Community College Students
A 10-week summer research program held on the UTSA main campus that allows Alamo Community College students to gain hands-on research experience in biology, chemistry, computer science, geological science, physics, and psychology projects.


Research Centers in Minority Institutions (RCMI)
A research support program that enhances UTSA's research capabilities through the development of research core facilities and faculty research projects.

Support of Competitive Research (SCORE)
A research support program that assists eligible UTSA faculty with research grants to develop their biomedical and behavioral research capabilities.


Educating Youth in Environmental Science (EYES)
An K-5 educational outreach program that presents a series of lessons in conservation and natural resources to fifth graders.

Monarch Butterflies (Danaus plexippus) and Milkweed (Asclepiadaceae) in Texas
A research project funded by the Texas State Comptroller Office to create a comprehensive report on the current status of native milkweeds for a large swath of Texas and determine which milkweed host plants are preferred by monarch butterflies.