Apply to MESA 


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Eligible students must meet ALL of the criteria below to qualify as a MESA student for Spring 2017

We will be accepting interest forms in January.

  1. Declare a calculus based (minimum of one semester required) major in STEM (science, engineering, or mathematics) fields. Nursing does not qualify for this program. Please visit the nursing program link for more information http://www.venturacollege.edu/departments/academic/nursing-science
  2. Planning to transfer to a four-year institution.
  3. Have a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA.
  4. Completed MATH V03 or higher.
  5. Demonstrated financial need by receiving federal and/or state financial aid (BOGW, PELL Grant, Cal Grant, etc) 
  6. Educationally disadvantaged criteria 
  7. Underrepresented population such as, females in STEM

Prospective students should complete the MESA Interest Form 

If you do not qualify for one of the above, you can still apply as an ASEM student (does not fully meet all of the MESA eligibility criteria, will still be associated with the campus MESA Center. The student may also be referred to as a “MESA Club member”, a “friend of MESA”, or “Mesa Associate”, etc).


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