Landmark College students are invited to apply for the following programs:
- Bridge to Baccalaureate Program: This program is for first-year and second-year (sophomores) students who plan to obtain a bachelor’s degree in STEM. The goal for students in this bridge is to transition into the Bridge to Post-Baccalaureate Program. Participants accepted and enrolled in the Bridge to Baccalaureate Program will receive a $500 stipend per semester. See eligibility and participation requirements below.
- Bridge to Post-Baccalaureate Program: This program is for juniors and seniors who are pursuing a bachelor’s degree in STEM. The goal for students in this bridge is to transition into Graduate School or the STEM workforce. Participants accepted and enrolled in the Bridge to Post-Baccalaureate Program will receive a $500 stipend per semester. See eligibility and participation requirements below.
In addition to financial stipends, participants will receive benefits from the following program components:
- Peer mentoring
- Opportunities for internships
- Annual research conference, graduate school fair, access to conference fees (registration & travel funds)
- Preparation for graduate school admissions requirements
- Group meetings with faculty and guest speakers focusing on topics such as time management, study skills, course selection, internships, research opportunities, etc.
To be eligible for Bridge programs, applicants must:
- Be a full-time student enrolled at Landmark College
- Be pursuing an associate or undergraduate degree in a STEM-related discipline
- Be a U.S. Citizen, a national, or a lawfully admitted permanent resident alien with a documented qualifying condition (see application for types of conditions)
- Have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA (students with support needs, as recommended by the College, are required to maintain a minimum 2.8 GPA)
To maintain eligibility and earn stipends, Bridge program participants must:
- Attend monthly meetings with faculty, staff, and other students in the program
- Document at least 1 hour of traditional and/or online mentoring activities per week
- Participate in enrichment activities, such as academic/career workshops and professional meetings
- Remain enrolled full time in a STEM degree program with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA (students with support needs, as recommended by the College, are required to maintain a minimum 2.8 GPA)
For more information, contact the campus lead listed below.
A complete application package consists of the following:
- Completed Application Form (next page below)
- Copy of Current Transcript or Advising Report
Contact Dr. Rick Bryck, Landmark College Campus Lead, for more information or questions: Dr. Rick Bryck, Dean, School of Educational Research and Innovation, Landmark College Institute for Research & Training (LCIRT) Email: [email protected], Office: 802-387-6306
Program and funding is for the 2022 – 2023 academic year, with the possibility of multiple years of funding.