Apply to the RCP Summer Bridge Program

The River City Partnership is currently accepting applications for the 2019 Future Teacher Scholars Summer Bridge Program. The 2019 program is open to rising High School Seniors (class of 2020) with a 3.0 cumulative high school GPA and/or a 21 ACT score. The 2019 Summer Bridge Program will take place on the UofM campus July 14-19, 2019.

The program is no cost to students and includes meals, housing at Centennial Place on the UofM campus, ACT preparation, and an in-depth introduction to the profession of teaching. To apply, students will need to fill out the application (see below), submit a 500-word statement of interest, and three letters of reference (two from educators and one from a community member).

Application packets may be emailed to rivercitycoe@memphis.edu, delivered by hand to 215 Ball Hall (ATTN: RCP Summer Bridge), or mailed to:
UofM COE Office of the Dean
ATTN: RCP Summer Bridge
215 Ball Hall
Memphis, TN 38152-3570

Save the Date

Save the Date for Summer Bridge 2020 on July 12-16.

Application Packet

Summer Bridge Application>
Letter of Reference (Educator)*>
Letter of Reference (Community Member)>

*Two Letters of Reference are required from Educators. Educators may include teachers, counselors, or school officials. References may not be related to or legal guardians of the student.

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