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The Summer Bridge Program (SBP) Program

​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 Computer Programming 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 (Download at:
    Submit two letters of recommendation from your science or math teacher and/or counselor
    Submit official copy of academic transcripts

Applications are due by April 18th, 2014.

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!
Application Form:

Download the application form.


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