The Radford University College of Science and Technology Summer Bridge program is a week-long residential experience for rising sophomore, junior, and senior high school girls interested in science, technology, and mathematics. The 2013 edition of the program took place from Sunday, July 7 – Friday, July 12, 2013.
Thanks to many generous donors and sponsors of the program full scholarships that were awarded competitively to participants. The scholarships covered all costs of the program.
Donors and Sponsors
- Dominion Resources
- Wells Fargo
- RU Alumna Ms. Dale Lee
- Lynchburg Community Trust
- Novozymes Biologicals
- The Pentair Foundation - Aspen Motion Technologies
- Project Discovery of Virginia
Through classroom lessons, laboratory experiments, and field experiences, Radford University professors drew students in to the wonders of:
- Space Exploration—create a martian rover
- Environmental Science—study the making of mountains
- Forensic Science– combat “hackers” and analyze “crime scenes”
- Genes, Molecules and Medicine - learn about the biology and chemistry applications in medicine
For more information about the program contact the RU College of Science and Technology at 540-831-5958 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
During the appilcation process, students will be able to select her first and second choice from the group curriculum options. Please review the curriculum options. You will be asked to choose your curriculum preferences on the application.
Please read the detailed application instructions before beginning the application process.
Scholarships to Summer Bridge are awarded competitively and cover the full cost of the program. Scholarship recipients will be sent letters of acceptance by May 17, 2013. Students who do not receive scholarships and want to participate in Summer Bridge, may have the option of paying $400, the cost of tuition, room and board, to attend.
Participants are expected to share a room in on-campus housing (double occupancy). Roommates will be assigned.
Participants or participants’ parents/guardians are responsible for transportation to the Radford University campus on Sunday, July 7, 2013 and back home on Friday, July 12, 2013.