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Thank you for your interest in the Pioneer Bridge high school to college orientation program for first generation and underrepresented students. Please complete the following application to reserve your spot in the program. This form must be completed in its entirety to be considered for the program. Applications will be considered in the order that they are received, so we recommend that you return the forms as soon as you're able. We will prioritize applications received by Friday, May 19,2023. Once we receive your completed application, we will send you an email informing you of your status. Please contact us at cuinspore@carrollu.edu or smithar@carrollu.edu with any questions regarding the program or application process.

In order to attend Pioneer Bridge to Success, you must:

  • Be admitted to Carroll University
  • Be a first time incoming college freshman 
  • Be a first generation college student or part of a group traditionally underrepresented in higher education
  • Complete an application 
  • Be available during the entire duration of  the program  August 26 – September 1
  • Program is for residents and commuters
By participating in the Pioneer Bridge to Success program, you will:
  • Receive the Bridge to Success Scholarship which covers program fees, including housing (for residents moving in early), meals, and activities
  • Move into your residence hall on Saturday, August 26 (for resident students only)
  • Start building relationships with professors, administrators, and peer mentors and create a unique support system
  • Get a head start on college success with early access and exposure to campus life and resources
  • Form a tight-knit community with peers and develop lifelong friendships
  • Be paired with a upperclassmen mentor who will guide you throughout the program

Apply Here

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