Apply Here Rising Scholars is a selective mentoring program for first-year students, housed within the Academic Coaching program in the Student Success Center. Benefits Be matched with an experienced student mentor Receive ongoing support all semester through individual and group meetings Learn study strategies essential for academic survival at UAH Improve your school-work-life balance Connect with students with similar majors or interests, in a small group setting When you complete the program, you will be empowered to: Set attainable academic and personal goals Adapt your study strategies to your learning style Develop a study schedule and maintain a positive routine Prepare for tests and reduce test anxiety Communicate effectively with your peers and professors How It Works Space is limited, and applications are due by August 12. Email Kelly.Cothran@uah.edu if you are interested in being paired with a mentor. If you are accepted into the program, we will contact you with a time to meet your mentor and all the new Rising Scholars the first week of class. Create a customized plan together with your mentor for the semester. Meet one-on-one with your mentor and attend Rising Scholars events a minimum of seven times to start strong and benefit from ongoing support for a successful semester.