With the support of the National Science Foundation (NSF), Wright College offers a robust summer program designed to increase the number of minority and underrepresented students in the fields of engineering and computer science.
Our Bridges into Engineering and Computer Science program focuses on providing support during the key transitions in students’ educational journeys, from high school through community college to a four-year institution. It provides a math-intensive, chemistry-infused preparation for college courses.
The deadline to apply is May 1, 2024.
- Bridge participation is limited to 40 seats
- Applications are reviewed on a first-come, first-served basis
Summer Bridge Benefits
- Prepares students for a rigorous curriculum in engineering or computer science
- Students become eligible for transfer pathways
- Eliminates up to two years of remedial math courses
- Students are paid for their participation
- Cohort model encourages student learning and bonding
- Plus all the benefits of the Wright College Center of Excellence
Summer Bridge Eligibility and Requirements
- High school students can apply during their senior year of high school (or upon completion of a high school equivalency program)
- Current Wright College students can apply if they have not completed any college credit classes
- High school GPA: 1.5
- ALEKS score: below 76
- U.S. residency
Winter Bridge: Coming Soon
Winter Bridge will be offered in December for current CCC students contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. DUE-1832553. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in these materials are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.