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Summer Bridge Program

Alabama A&M University Campus

June 2- July 10th, 2014



Dear Prospective Participant,


Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University, in conjunction with the National Science Foundation, is pleased to announce that AAMU HBCU-UP Summer Bridge Program (SBP) is accepting applications.


The SBP program focuses on strengthening participants' STEM related academic skills. As a participant, you will attend four-1 hour courses during the six week program. Classes will include: "Critical Writing and Reading," "Mathematics," "Science & Engineering Fundamentals,” and “Introduction to Scientific Computing and Visualization,” and along with some exposure to Physics and Biotechnology.


To apply, you must:

·         Be an incoming Junior or Senior for 2014 (May 2014 graduates will not be accepted.)

·         Have a 3.0 or better GPA

·         Have interest in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) career after college

·         Submit application form 

·         Submit two letters of recommendation from your science or math teacher and/or counselor

·         Submit official copy of academic transcripts


Applications are due by 5:00 p.m. on April 18th, 2014.


You will be contacted via email of your acceptance; therefore, please make sure your email address on the application is correct and legible. If you are one of the 30 students selected to participate, you are expected to attend every class during the six-week program. The program will begin on June 2, 2014, and end on July 10, 2014. Classes will meet Monday through Thursday, from 8:00 am to 1:30 pm. Each participant will be paid $200 per week, for a total of $1200 upon completion of the six week program.


For more information please contact Ms. Dianne Kirnes at (256) 372-8786 or via email at


Thank you for your interest!