(Fostering Undergraduate Education, Retention, and Transfer Environments)

With support from the Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI Program), this Track 2: Implementation and Evaluation Project will increase the number of Latinx students who obtain bachelor's degrees in STEM fields, including both those who enter St. Mary’s University as first-time freshmen and those who transfer from Northwest Vista College.

We are looking for highly motivated STEM students to participate in this exciting program.

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Students participating in the program will receive:
  • Academic and Career Advising
  • Financial Aid Advising and Scholarships
  • Paid Research and Internship experiences
Eligibility Requirements

Plan to attend St. Mary's University when you transfer

  • Be a current student at NVC (full-time or part-time) majoring in a STEM field.
  • Have no more than 45 semester hours earned.
  • Complete and submit the FUERTE application.
  • Send a Letter of Recommendation from a faculty member to Thomas Pressly, tpressly@alamo.edu

Apply today using the form below. 

St. Mary's University – FUERTE / Northwest Vista College Application Form