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For More Information Contact:

Erika Bradford
Assistant Director/Academic Counselor
LSA Suite 224 A
(910) 672-2620
ebradfor@uncfsu.edu

Mallonee Clay
Program Assistant
LSA Suite 224
(910) 672-2589
mclay1@uncfsu.edu

Deadline for Applications!!!!!

May 31, 2014

Summer Bridge for Incoming Freshmen

Summer Bridge for Incoming Freshmen

 

 

ISAS offers a STEM Summer Bridge Program aimed at providing incoming freshmen with a pre-college experience to enhance academic preparation for college success. This is a five-week program that will run from mid-June to mid-July each year. Each freshman will be matched with a faculty member and will conduct research and participate in scholarly activities that link research with education. This type of mentoring leads to enhanced faculty-student relationships. STEM career and academic professional development workshops will also be offered as well as field trips to area businesses and research labs.

Eligibility: Rising Freshmen admitted to FSU who are interested in science or mathematics as a major.

Essay: Applicants must turn in a typed one page essay indicating career goals and how participating in the Summer Bridge Program will benefit you in accomplishing those goals.

Program Benefits: Each participant will receive an $800 stipend after the completion of the five-week program. Daily meals along with the cost for field trips and other campus activities will be provided. Students will also have the opportunity to develop relationships with STEM faculty and other STEM students before the fall session begins.

Application Process: Students can obtain an application from the ISAS office located in the Lloyd V. Hackley Honors Hall, Suite 220 or download from the website. An official copy of students high school transcripts must accompany the application along with two (2) letters of recommendation. Applications will not be accepted after the deadline!

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