Sophomore Summer Leadership Scholars Program

The 7-week residential opportunity for up to 4 students to enhance leadership skills. Successful candidates will be hired for about 20 hours a week as a Teacher's Assistant for one of the science or math Summer Bridge classes or work with community engagement. Scholars will participate in weekly leadership seminars that will build up to a final poster presentation as well as work hands-on with incoming Summer Bridge students with tutoring and event planning.

Application Requirements

  • Previous Summer Bridge participant or rising sophomore student in a STEM major
  • To be a TA- achieved a B or better in Math and/or Science classes
  • Completed application & interview


  • Weekly Leadership Seminar
  • TA Experience in Math or Science Summer Bridge Program
  • Up to 20 hours student worker payment for 7 weeks ( paid bi-weekly)
  • Campus Housing and Meal plan

Important Dates

  • Application Due: April 15, 2019
  • Interviews April 16-19, 2019
  • Move in Day- June 14, 2019
  • Orientation- June 15, 2019 11:00 am
  • SSLP ends August 2nd- Move out Day


Headshot of C.J. Witherspoon, M.Ed.

C.J. Witherspoon, M.Ed.

Program Manager, Inclusive Excellence & Strategic Retention

665 Baldwin Hall

(513) 556-6331