The HSC Office for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion’s Health Sciences Ambassadors Program hosted at Santa Fe Community College is a federally funded program that provides students from economically or educationally disadvantaged backgrounds a year to year program to ensure students matriculate and graduate to their next level of education, ultimately, a health professions program.
What does the Ambassadors Program offer?
- Educational activities designed to meet academic and social strengths and needs specific to each ambassador cohort.
- Exposure to health career school admissions requirements, weekly tutoring, financial aid literacy, individualized development of life-long learning, and coping/wellness strategies.
- Academic enrichment support in cultural humility, identity formation/promotion/expression.
- Provide training and research projects in the clinical areas of opioid abuse, mental and behavioral health, or childhood obesity.
- Mentorship component and health advisor support.
- Community engagement and service learning.
Yearly stipend upon completion of yearly requisites.
- NM resident/U.S citizen or non-citizens nationals, or foreign who possess a visa permitting permanent residence in the U.S.
- Considered an incoming Freshmen (0 – 27 credits) or Sophomore (27 – 59 credits) beginning in Fall 2020.
- Must express interest in a health profession (Not including nursing).
- Student comes from an economically and/or educationally disadvantaged background.
- Completed application
- Unofficial copy of your transcript
- Personal statement questions
- One letter of recommendation
Application Extended Deadline
July 22, 2020
September 4, 2020
For more information please contact Briana Villegas via email: firstname.lastname@example.org