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Southern Illinois Bridges to the Baccalaureate

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Academic Level:
Undergraduates - First Year
Undergraduates - Sophomore
Undergraduates - Junior
Undergraduates - Senior

The Southern Illinois Bridges to the Baccalaureate Program (SI Bridges) is funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and provides paid biomedical and behavioral science research training and professional development for underserved community college students.

Students begin the program while studying at John A. Logan College or Shawnee Community College and receive support to transfer to Southern Illinois University Carbondale, where they complete a baccalaureate degree in science, technology, engineering, math or social science disciplines.

SI Bridges is a partnership among Southern Illinois University Carbondale (SIU), John A. Logan College (JALC) and Shawnee Community College (SCC).

We are currently accepting applications for the SI Bridges program that will begin in January, 2015. Students are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible. Applicants are strongly encouraged to contact their local representative at JALC or SCC for information and support.

Application Deadline: 10/31/2017
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Participating Institution(s):
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Southern Illinois University, Carbondale (Lead)
John A. Logan College
Shawnee Community College

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Bioinformatics & Genomics
Biomedical Engineering
Cellular Biology
Medical Sciences
STEM Fields

Biological Systems Engineering
Medical Laboratory Research
STEM Education

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This program is funded by:
National Institute of Health (NIH)

Page last updated 6/26/2017
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