Application & Eligibility


You are encouraged to apply to the SDA if you meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • 1. You have been admitted to Stanislaus State as a first-time freshman, or as a first-time transfer from a community college


  • 2. You have declared a major in STEM (Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Geology, Mathematics, Physical Science, Physics, or Undeclared with a Biology Interest).


  • 3. You are a first generation college student (neither of your parents has earned a bachelor's degree), OR Hispanic, OR from a group traditionally under-represented in STEM, OR low income.


  • 4. If you are a freshman, you are eligible to take Early Start Math (ESM 0106 or ESM 0110) on July 10

If you think you might qualify but you're not sure, please complete this application anyhow! If you want to learn more about the Early Start Program, click here.

How to Apply

Applications are not yet available for Summer 2018.