Crossing the Cistern

Crossing the Cistern is a momentum program meant to re-engage students through shared responsibilities with the goal of academic, professional, and personal success. The duration of this program is one academic year. Awards of $500 will be made towards cost of attendance for the academic year. There is also potential for internships and research funding. SSM CTC

SSM Eligibility Requirements:

Rank: Rising sophomore or junior

Credit hours: Minimum 30 credit hours

GPA: 2.0 - 2.5*

*These requirements differ by School

Applications open through August 15.

Underrepresented minority students as defined by the National Science Foundation are African American, Hispanic American, Native American, and Pacific Islanders.

Questions? Contact agrests@cofc.edu for more information.

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SSM program requirements will include:

  • Weekly use of academic resources such as CSL and/or supplemental instructions (SI)
    • 2 hours in the Math Lab/SI and 2 hours in the Science Lab/SI
  • Attending 6 speakers/research presentations per academic year
  • Volunteer to participate in 6 events per academic year
  • Weekly communications with the mentor

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STUDENT SUCCESS: MEET GEOLOGY MAJOR MANNY BYAS '19

CLICK HERE: Crossing the Cistern Offers More Than Financial Support

Manny Byax