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The application for the Sewanee Bridge Program is now available.

We look forward to seeing your application and hope to have you on Sewanee's campus this summer!

Bridge Application Requirements

These are required pieces of your application. You will want to gather all these pieces together before you start the application. You will not be able to save the application and return to it, so make sure all your essays and information are ready to go. 

  • 3 Essays-
    1. Describe your goals and what significant things you have done that have helped you achieve your goals or helped you stay on the path towards your goal? (250 words or less)
    2. Choose an article from this past year that deals with science and medicine that inspires you, and describe the impact it has on society. Include a review of the topic and how the courses you took in high school have impacted your understanding of this topic. (500 words or less)
    3. What courses have you taken that have really helped you as a student? What were your biggest challenges that you had to overcome during your academic courses in high school? (250 words or less) 
  • List of Extracurricular Activities and/or Work Experience 
  • List of the highest level of math & science courses you will have completed by the end of your junior year. 
  • Teacher Recommendation: Prior to the submission of your application, you will need to ask a teacher to write a recommendation for you. On your application you will need to provide the teacher's name, title, email, and phone number so we can send the teacher recommendation form to the appropriate person.  
  • High School Counselor Recommendation: Prior to the submission of your application, you will need to ask your counselor to write a recommendation for you. On your application you will need to provide the counselor's name, title, email, and phone number so we can send the counselor recommendation form to the appropriate person.  
    • Your counselor will also need to provide your transcript and test scores on the form. 

Application Deadlines

Application Deadline: May 1, 2017. Review of applications begins March 31st, and spots fill quickly. 
Teacher / Counselor Submissions Deadline: We cannot review your application until it is complete and your recommenders have submitted all of their information. While the student application deadline is not until May 1st, review of applications begins March 31st, and spots fill quickly. 

IMPORTANT NOTE: Application review will begin once all application pieces are received. Students should expect to hear from us as early as mid-April and no later than the first week of May. If you have any questions, please contact us at bridgepr@sewanee.edu