Golden Scholars Bridge Program
Application only open to current high school seniors
The Golden Scholars bridge program is an alternative admissions program for under-represented students. Priority is given to first-generation students and City of Miami high school seniors. Students selected to be Golden Scholars will participate in an intensive six-week residential summer bridge program that offers academic preparation, individualized advising, and personal attention from faculty and staff. Upon successful completion of the bridge program, students will matriculate into the fall term as fully-admitted FIU students.
GOLDEN SCHOLARS REQUIREMENTS
To qualify as a candidate for the Golden Scholars bridge program, applicants must be:
Under-represented college students (priority given to first-generation students and City of Miami high school seniors)
Florida residents (per state residency guidelines)
Pell Grant eligible
Have a minimum 3.0 high school GPA
Have a minimum 18 ACT composite score or 900 SAT composite score
To apply to the Golden Scholars bridge program, students must:
Submit a complete FIU Undergraduate Admission application and the Golden Scholars bridge program application.
Submit ACT and SAT scores to the Office of Undergraduate Admission.
NOTE: Please submit a minimum of 18 ACT composite score or 900 SAT composite score. Satisfying these minimum requirements does not guarantee admission into the program.
Complete both the 2021-22 and 2022-23 FAFSA.
NOTE: Both FAFSA applications are now available through the FAFSA website. Students are encouraged to use the IRS Data Retrieval Tool on the FAFSA website.
Complete the Florida Residency Affidavit Form with required documentation. Please be prepared to upload residency documents when submitting your online admissions application.
For more information, contact email@example.com or (305) 348 -0349.
For further assistance and eligibility questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org.