The Adelante STEM Program is designed to help increase the number of Hispanic and low-income students attain a degree in STEM. The program connects with high school students to help increase STEM career interest, participation in dual enrollment courses, and increase the number of STEM seeking students applying to Heritage University. Our goal for Heritage University Adelante STEM students is to remove any academic, social, health, and economic barriers and provide individualized services.
- Academic support
- Assistance with graduate school & internship applications
- Graduate school exposure
- Individual advising & mentoring meetings
- Mental health support
- Professional development & college success workshops
- Quarterly newsletter
- Resource handbook
- Scholarship list and application support
- STEM career exposure
- Tutoring support
- & much more!
How does a student qualify for this program?
Students who inspire to pursue or declare their major in a STEM field can apply.
What services are provided to students?
Some of the services provided to our students are: academic support, assistance with graduate school & internship applications, graduate school exposure, individual advising & mentoring meetings, mental health support, professional development & college success workshop, scholarship list and application support, STEM career field trips, free tutoring support & much more!
What is the cost to be part of this program?
Free! There is no cost to participate in Adelante STEM.
How can I become a participate in Adelante STEM?
Complete the application on our website and email it to Adelantestem@heritage.edu. One of our case managers will reach out to you shortly after submitting the application for further instructions.
Where can I get more information?
If you cannot find the answer you are looking for on our site, you may contact any of the Adelante STEM team listed below. You may also visit us in the Violet Lumley Rau Center.
Phone: (509) 865-8500 ext. 1737
Violet Lumley Rau Center
Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.