About CIMA

Ciencia, Ingeniería, y Matemáticas Aliados (CIMA) is the Alamo Colleges’ Alliance was formed in the fall of 2013 when St. Philip’s College was awarded a Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation Baccalaureate (B2B) Program grant funded by the National Science Foundation. CIMA is comprised of five of the Alamo Colleges: San Antonio College, Palo Alto College, Northeast Lakeview College, and Northwest Vista College and the lead institution St. Philip's College with the mission to significantly increase the number of underrepresented student who attain bachelor’s degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).

In order to achieve CIMA’s mission, a large number of initiatives, including peer mentorship, faculty mentorship, tutoring, supplemental instruction, STEM student incubator and undergraduate research.

Student Requirements

  1. Current student of the Alamo Colleges during the semester prior to Summer 2021
  2. Must be a STEM (Science. Technology, Engineering, Math) student. Does NOT include pre professional Medical and Nursing majors
  3. Minimum GPA of 3.0
  4. U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  5. 18 years of age or older

Link to application:

Click below for the Summer 2021 application (DUE by February 22, 2021) 

CIMA-LSAMP Application Form (Summer 2021)