Programs


 

 

STUDENT PROGRAMS

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.
http://utsa.edu/crts/fast/


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.
http://utsa.edu/gems/ - GE²MS
http://utsa.edu/UTeachSA/ - UTeachSA


I-Discover
A partnership between UTEP, UTSA, and New Mexico State University to provide students with opportunities to conduct scientific and engineering research related to making our world more sustainable in regards to green energy, clean water, and with improved food safety.
http://utsa.edu/crts/idiscover/


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.
http://utsa.edu/marc/


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.
http://utsa.edu/mbrs/ugRISE/ugRISE.htm - RISE Undergraduate Program
http://utsa.edu/mbrs/phdRISE/phdRISE.htm - RISE PhD 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.
http://utsa.edu/crts/react/


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.
http://utsa.edu/ecology/tree/


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.
http://utsa.edu/mbrs/rr/riseres.htm


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.
http://utsa.edu/mbrs/sta/


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.
http://utsa.edu/mbrs/wsrtp/wsrtp.html

STUDENT SUMMER PROGRAMS

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.
http://utsa.edu/lsamp-accd/

FACULTY PROGRAMS

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.
http://utsa.edu/crts/rcmi/


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.
http://utsa.edu/crts/score/

COMMUNITY PROGRAMS

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.
http://utsa.edu/crts/usfs19/


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.
http://utsa.edu/crts/monarch/