Frequently Asked Questions

FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions for: Advising - Emerging Scholars Program

  1. What is the Emerging Scholars Program?
  2. Who is eligible to apply for the Emerging Scholars Program?
  3. How do I apply for the Emerging Scholars Program?
  4. How are applicants accepted to the Emerging Scholars Program?
  5. When do Emerging Scholars receive their grants?
  6. How long can I be in the Emerging Scholars Program?
  7. Where can I find more information about the Emerging Scholars Program?

What is the Emerging Scholars Program?

The Emerging Scholars program provides academic support to new students with college preparation needs. The goals of the program are to help students adjust to college, provide support necessary for successful completion of college preparation courses, and encourage students to persist to graduation and be successful.

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Who is eligible to apply for the Emerging Scholars Program?

Degree and certificate seeking students new to Aims (or returning students in good academic standing) with college preparation needs are eligible for the Emerging Scholars Program.

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How do I apply for the Emerging Scholars Program?

Students can apply for the Emerging Scholars program with an academic advisor. This typically takes place during a registration appointment.

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How are applicants accepted to the Emerging Scholars Program?

All applicants who meet the criteria for the program and attend their first Emerging Scholars advising session are admitted to the program unless there are more applicants than the program can accommodate. If there are more applicants than the program can accommodate, a waitlist is kept.

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When do Emerging Scholars receive their grants?

Emerging Scholars who satisfactorily complete all grant requirements should receive their grants during their first semester of all college level coursework.

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How long can I be in the Emerging Scholars Program?

Continuously enrolled Emerging Scholars may remain in the program until they have completed all of their college preparation courses as long as they continue to meet program expectations. Students do not need to attend Summer term to be considered continuously enrolled.

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Where can I find more information about the Emerging Scholars Program?

Information about the Emerging Scholars Program can be found on the Emerging Scholars Program webpage, as well as at the STAR center, which is located in the College Center building on the first floor in the One-Stop Shop. Call (970) 339-6251 for an appointment.

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