Summer Bridge 2016 Application Instructions

Important Information

Please read the following information thorougly before submitting your 2016 Summer Bridge application.

Please contact David Horton at rhorton@radford.edu for more information. 

Application process

As a part of the application process for the Summer Bridge program at Radford University you are required to complete the online application form, write a 200-word essay describing your interest in science, mathematics, or information technology and why you would like to attend Summer Bridge, and submit a letter of recommendation from a counselor, teacher or adult leader.

At the end of your application you will select your top five areas of interest beginning with the area you are most interested in. In March we will have themed tracks for different areas of science and technology. Once final tracks are released, you will be recommended for a track based on your ranking of interest.  We will be back in touch with you to let you know which track you are selected for.

Student essay

The essay should be typed, double spaced, and uploaded to the application materials. You will be able to upload your essay at the end of the online application process. This essay is an important component to the application and scholarship selection process.

Letter of recommendation

You are also required to submit a letter of recommendation from a counselor, teacher, or adult leader in an organization in which you participate. The letter should include the recommender’s name, phone number, and email address. You will have an opportunity to upload this letter at the end of the online application OR you may mail the recommendation letter to:

David Horton
Radford University
Summer Bridge 2015
P.O. Box 6936
Radford, VA 24142

 

Complete the online application

Once you have your 200-word essay written and saved to your computer, as well as a recommendation letter, please proceed to the online application.