After participating in the summer program, Scholars can apply to enroll at Bucknell to pursue a bachelor's degree.

Before enrolling at Bucknell, they will first need to apply for admission and complete their associate's degree at their community college. They will also need to submit a Transfer Application and Bucknell supplement found at

The criteria for transferring to Bucknell are similar to those required for initial admittance to the Bucknell Community College Scholars Program.

Scholars must:

  • show potential to succeed in a bachelor's degree program at Bucknell
  • have a GPA of about 3.5 or higher in their community college courses
  • be on track to successfully complete their community college studies
  • demonstrate leadership abilities and problem-solving skills
  • have a low- to moderate-income financial status*
  • have performed well in the Bucknell summer program
  • maintain a high level of achievement after returning to community college

And, like all of Bucknell's students, Bucknell Community College Scholars must demonstrate a passion for learning, a passion for life, and a sincere desire to contribute to the Bucknell community.

*Defined as Adjusted Gross Income below $50,000 for families or below $25,000 for independent students.


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