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Bridges to Biomedicine Application Form




Students selected to be in the program will begin attending meetings and training sessions during the Spring 2016 semester, but will start in a research laboratory at Texas State University in June 2016.

To be eligible for the program, students must:

  • Be an individual from racial and ethnic groups that have been shown by the National Science Foundation to be underrepresented in health-related sciences on a national basis. The following racial and ethnic groups have been shown to be underrepresented in biomedical research: African Americans, Hispanic Americas, Native Americans, Alaskan Natives, Hawaiian Natives, and natives of the US Pacific Islands. Or, be an individual with disabilities as defined as a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities. Or, be an individual from a disadvantaged background.
  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, or a non-citizen national
  • Be a full time student in good standing at San Antonio College or Northwest Vista College majoring in a field relevant to biomedical research
  • Have an intention to transfer to a university to obtain a bachelor’s degree in a biomedically relevant field
  • Possess college ready skills in math and English as demonstrated by testing or completion of all developmental math and English courses
  • Currently have a minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale

You will need to attach a copy of your current unofficial or official college transcript to complete this application. Please save your transcript as a PDF. Your application packet must be complete in order to be considered for this program.

ETHNICITY/RACE - Select all of the following groups with which you identify as part of your cultural or family heritage. You may choose more than one. *
US Citizen, Resident, or Visa? *
Which is your primary campus? *
Are you a full-time student this semester? (Enrolled for 12 hours or more) *
Did you complete a FASFA application to determine your eligibility for financial aid? *
If so, are you eligible for any of the following? Check all that apply.
Have you already declared a major? *
If yes, which major have you declared?
College-ready Math and English: Which of the following apply to you? Check all that apply. *
Science and Math Coursework: Have you completed any of these courses with a C or better, or are you taking any of these courses this semester? Check all that apply. (Check your transcript – some transfer credits may be included as a P, which counts here.) *
Do you plan to transfer into a bachelor’s level program in science? Bachelor’s level programs are also called 4-year degrees. *
If housing is provided, are you available to live and work full time at Texas State University during the summer (June-July)? *

Certification and Consent *