The Summer Bridge Scholars Program (SBSP) is a 7-week academic program that supports talented scholars in their transition from high school to the University of Michigan. Scholars begin college coursework, engage in highly individualized academic advising, and receive the personal attention of faculty in an intensive, nurturing environment. This is an excellent opportunity for scholars to build upon their academic skills, develop a peer support network, and familiarize themselves with our campus and its resources.
During the summer half-term, scholars will earn 6 credit hours by completing a first-year seminar and their choice of a writing or mathematics course. These academically rigorous courses fulfill degree requirements and become part of the scholar’s University of Michigan transcript.
All coursework and programming is designed to help scholars develop their sense of belonging within the U-M community, motivation, academic self-efficacy, and a growth mindset.
Traditionally the Summer Bridge Scholars Program is an in-person, residential experience. This year we will be offering the program remotely but are committed to partnering with you to provide any support you may need. In March, we will start collecting information from you via surveys to learn more about your needs in regard to technology, housing, food, and financial aid.