Rising Scholars


Rising Scholars is a selective mentoring program for UAH students, housed within the Peer Academic Coaching program in the Student Success Center.

  • 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
  • Once accepted into the program, we contact you and set up a time to meet your mentor.
  • Together you will create a customized plan with your mentor for the semester.
  • You will meet one-on-one with your mentor and attend Rising Scholars events a minimum of seven times to start and finish the semester strong.
  • For more information about how to apply to the program, contact kelly.cothran@uah.edu