Radford University

Radford University is a comprehensive public university of more than 9,400 students that has received national recognition for many of its undergraduate and graduate academic programs, as well as its sustainability initiatives. Radford University serves the Commonwealth of Virginia and the nation through a wide range of academic, cultural, human service and research programs. Well known for its strong faculty/student bonds, innovative use of technology in the learning environment and vibrant student life on a beautiful 204-acre American classical campus, Radford University offers students many opportunities to get involved and succeed in and out of the classroom. The university offers 67 degree programs in 38 disciplines and four certificates at the undergraduate level; 22 master's programs in 17 disciplines and three doctoral programs at the graduate level; 11 post-baccalaureate certificates and one post-master's certificate. A Division I member of the NCAA and Big South Athletic Conference, Radford University competes in 16 men’s and women’s varsity athletics. With over 270 clubs and organizations, Radford University offers many opportunities for student engagement, leadership development and community service.

Radford University 801 East Main St., Radford, Virginia 24142
Jun 13, 2018
Summer program
DEADLINE:  July 20, 2018 APPLICATION PROCESS As a part of the application process for the Summer Bridge program at Radford University you are required to complete the online application form, write a 250-word essay describing your interest in science, mathematics, or information technology and why you would like to attend Summer Bridge, and submit a letter of recommendation from a counselor, teacher or adult leader. At the end of your application you will select your top five areas of interest beginning with the area you are most interested in. In late March/ early April we will have themed tracks for different areas of science and technology. Once final tracks are released, you will be recommended for a track based on your ranking of interest.  We will be back in touch with you to let you know which track you are selected for. STUDENT ESSAY The essay should be typed, double spaced, and uploaded to the application materials. You will be able to upload your essay at the end of the online application process. This essay is an important component to the application and scholarship selection process. LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION You are also required to submit a letter of recommendation from a counselor, teacher, or adult leader in an organization in which you participate. The letter should include the recommender’s name, phone number, and email address. You will have an opportunity to upload this letter at the end of the online application OR you may mail the recommendation letter to: David Horton Radford University Summer Bridge P.O. Box 6936 Radford, VA 24142