STEM Student Associate 2019-20 Application

STEM@Arkansas Student Associates (SAs) are important leaders in STEM Residential College (STEM@Arkansas). SAs mentor entering first-year students, assist the Resident Master with academic programming, and work directly with STEM Faculty Associates as they connect inside- and outside-the-classroom activities for high impact learning. The position calls for a commitment to STEM@Arkansas’s mission & goals, a genuine interest in leadership, and an open mind for learning new things. Read our mission statement and then apply to join our team!

Applications for STEM Student Associates are due by Friday, 1 March at 11:59 p.m.  Decisions will be announced on Monday, 4 March 2019 via email.

Please contact Ms Ashley Hicks, your STEM@Arkansas Resident Master, if you have any questions.

STEM Student Associate Application for 2019-20

  • Please list your official major/s and minor/s. STEM@Arkansas Student Associates should be College of Natural Sciences & Mathematics students in good standing.
  • Applicants for a STEM@Arkansas Student Associate position should have a 2.75 GPA or higher.
  • Please outline in sufficient detail the STEM@Arkansas curricular (STEM classes) and co-curricular (STEM programs) activities you participated in fall 2018 and spring 2019.
  • Your answer should be as detailed as possible. i.e. how might you help the STEM@Arkansas community fulfill its mission?
  • What academic (or other!) challenge did you face in your first year at UCA? How did you meet this challenge? Who helped you get "back on track?"
  • Give the name, department, and email address of a faculty member you feel comfortable asking for a reference. NOTE: We will contact the faculty member. They do not need to write a recommendation at this time.
  • Check each to verify you are eligible to serve as a STEM@Arkansas Student Associate.