RISE Eligibility Requirements

RISE Eligibility Requirements                 

Eligible applicants are college juniors or seniors who are full-time students in any academic discipline and interested in the field of education. Students who are members of underrepresented minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applicants must:
  • Be U.S. citizens or permanent residents;
  • Have a minimum 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale);
  • Have completed 3 or more credit hours of coursework in a social science (e.g. sociology, psychology, political science);
  • Have written a literature review or research paper and be interested in pursuing doctoral studies; and
  • Submit a completed application.