Summer Bridge Academy

Tuesday, June 25 - Sunday, August 18, 2024

Summer Bridge Academy group photo

At Goodwin University, you can take advantage of our eight-week, hybrid Summer Bridge Academy program and get a head start toward earning your college degree and learning important life skills. It’s time to build a better pathway to a bright future.

Through academics, supports, experiences, and workshops, Summer Bridge Academy will help you build the confidence and skills to successfully transition into college. In just eight weeks, you will be prepared for the rigors of academia and the challenges of adulthood.

Program benefits

  • Earn up to six collegiate credits in eight weeks of classes online or on campus
  • Participate in workshops on leadership development life skills and academic skills
  • A 50% scholarship to attend Goodwin University. You will also receive a book stipend and personalized academic advising and support during the summer
  • Upon successful completion of the program, you will earn acceptance into our Educational Opportunity Program (EOP)
  • Various Institution scholarships are available for those who qualify

Goals and objectives

  • Give students the confidence and skills to successfully transition into college and adulthood
  • Familiarize students with Goodwin University and its resources
  • Foster positive relationships with peers, faculty, and staff at Goodwin University


  • Must be a high school graduate or GED recipient.
  • Age requirement of 17-23 years old.
  • Must apply by June 16, 2024.

Contact us today

Travis Samuels, Case Manager/Housing/EOP Specialist
  • Phone860-913-2268
  • Email
Janae Brissett, Educational Opportunity Programs Coordinator
  • Phone860-913-2071
  • Email
Apply to Summer Bridge Academy