Summer Bridge Program

The LSAMP Summer Bridge Program is a two-week residential initiative to aid in the transition from high school to college. During this program students will have an opportunity to experience living on campus, mock classes, research opportunities and other resource material. The program targets populations underrepresented in STEM and students who complete the program become eligible for the LSAMP Transition Scholarship.

2014 Summer Bridge Program Application

Program Components include:

Academic Enrichment

Students participate in two weeks of academic preparation.

Career and Academic Counseling

Students receive both group and one-on-one career and academic counseling. Information on career opportunities in the sciences, government and industry are presented to students in required mini-sessions.

Mentoring / Orientation

A well–designed freshman orientation program is provided with follow-up support, guidance and mentoring throughout the program. The concluding conference features a distinguished visiting guest speaker, student poster competitions in the areas of mathematics, English and essay writing.

Benefits

Particpants of the summer bridge program will recieve:

  • On campus housing ina Residence Hall
  • Meals
  • A partial meal plan
  • An opprortunity to recieve a scholarship
  • One-on-one and group mentoring
  • Participation in the ALSAMP poster compitition.
  • Access to the Council of African American Faculty (CAAF)
  • Access to additional workshops and seminars throughout the academic year

2014 Summer Bridge Students

Ashley White

Ashley White

Mechanical Engineering
Brittney Stanley

Brittney Stanley

Chemical Engineering
Jorge Rivera

Jorge Rivera

Mechanical Engineering
Terrick Fields

Terrick Fields

Aerospace Engineering
Charles Box

Charles Box

Electrical Engineering
Thomas Reyes

Thomas Reyes

Physics and Math
Jonathan Shields

Jonathan Shields

Computer Science

2013 Summer Bridge Students

Charabian Hill

Charabian Hill

Kristopher Short

Kristopher Short

Malia West

Malia West

Nick Kennedy

Nick Kennedy

Sarabi Jackson

Sarabi Jackson