Community College Awarded $1.5 Million National Science Foundation Grant

Community College Awarded $1.5 Million National Science Foundation Grant

Riverside

In support of the Promise Program at Riverside City College (RCC), the National Science Foundation has awarded a grant valued at nearly $1.5 million. 

The Promise Program offers free tuition and fees, a free tablet, up to $250 in book grants Fall and Spring semester, priority registration for up to 15 units, and academic and counseling support. The grant will be used to develop and evaluate six programs for students who declared a science, technology, engineering or math major as part of the Promise Program to help increase retention within STEM programs at RCC. The effort will also be designed to increase transfer rates to STEM programs at four-year universities like Cal State San Bernardino and UC Riverside.

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