Bridge A.S.P.I.R.E.

Graduate Bridge to A.S.P.I.R.E Program

Now accepting Fall 2018 Applications!

Program Brochure

To apply, please submit the following Graduate Bridge ASPIRE Program Application to the Office of Graduate Studies


Bridge ASPIRE members at the 2017 End of the Year Banquet & completing civic engagement with Montgomery County Food Bank

The Graduate Studies Bridge to ASPIRE scholars program provides minority graduate students with mentoring and academic success programming to promote professional development and to strengthen the graduate school experience. During the academic year selected, the ASPIRE Scholars Program provides students an intensive training consisting of professional development, academic success seminars, and mentoring experiences to facilitate a smooth adjustment to the academic rigor of graduate education.  In addition, ASPIRE scholars attend a series of workshops as well as other cultural and educational activities. All program participants receive $2000 in scholarship ($750-Fall, $750-Spring, $500-Summer), $600 in textbooks, and other program incentives.