Apply to Summer Bridge


FSSP Summer Bridge Pathway

Begin to immerse yourself in collegiate life at UC Irvine by applying to FSSP Summer Bridge Pathway! This is a 6-week residential program where you take courses that prepare you for the academic rigor of being a college student, and simultaneously gain credit towards your degree. In addition to meeting other students who may come from backgrounds like your own and forging those friendships, you will have the opportunity to connect with UCI staff/faculty, receive personal guidance, participate in community-building events, and discover what the summer in the OC has to offer!

Important Dates

The program will take place from August 1st, 2024 – September 12, 2024
    • August 1, 2024: Summer Bridge Housing Move-In
    • August 2 – 3, 2024: SPOP 6 (REQUIRED)
    • August 4, 2024: Summer Bridge Welcome & Orientation
    • August 5 – September 11, 2024: Summer Session II
    • September 12, 2024: Summer Bridge Housing Move-Out
Application Timeline
  • Application will open in April (TBD)
  • Application closes on June 2, 2024 at 11:59pm (PST)

*dates listed above are tentative*

Summer Bridge Cost and Funding

The Summer Bridge Scholarship will be awarded to students through a financial aid verficiation process completed by UCI’s Financial Aid Office. Granted, students will be awarded FULL or PARTIAL scholarships based on the financial aid information provided through the FAFSA or CA DREAM Act.

Students who are interested in the Summer Bridge scholarship pathway MUST complete TWO financial aid applications: one for the 2023 – 2024 academic year AND one for the 2024 – 2025 academic year. Failure to complete BOTH applications, will result in automatic ineligibility to be considered for the scholarship.