What is the Bridge Program?
The Bridge Program introduces Native American students from community colleges in New Mexico and Arizona to research experiences and advances them into Baccalaureate of Science degree programs in biomedical sciences.
Who should consider participating in the Bridge Program at NMSU?
Any Native American student who is currently enrolled full-time at a participating community college and who is interested in pursuing a career in one of the basic biomedical sciences:
- Agronomy and Horticulture
- Animal and Range Sciences
- Anthropology and Sociology
- Chemical Engineering
- Computer Science
- Molecular Biology
- Entomology, Plant Pathology, and Weed Science
Preferably, applicants should have completed at least one course in biology or chemistry, and algebra at the community college level. In addition, a letter of recommendation from your community college science instructor supporting your decision to work in a research laboratory at NMSU should be included with your application.