|COLLEGE RESEARCH AND MENTORING PROGRAM No. 1|
A. Name of Program: Summer Bridge Institute (SBI)
B. Target Audience: Recent High School Graduates
C. Date of Implementation: 1993 - PRESENT
D. Funding Source(s): The Department of the Navy, Office of Naval Research (ONR, Grant# N00014-93-1-1368)
E. Brief Program Description (Including Objectives and Expected Outcomes):
If any scholar is not ready to enroll in a calculus course in the summer, he or she must take the applicable pre-calculus courses to better prepare them in Calculus the Fall semester.
The scholars are selected based on the soundness of judgment (knowing what and what not to do; as determined by recommendations and results), the goodness of character (self discipline, hardwork, and ethical behavior; as determined by recommendations and results), and-academic accomplishments (English, Science, and Mathematics courses taken and related GPA, along with the ACT/SAT individual and composite scores; as determined by transcript and ACT/SAT reports).
If and when the basic needs of a scholar are met, gainful employment is forbidden for that scholar whose full time job is to study and to conduct research.