Journey to Bucknell

September 19–21, 2019

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Our Journey to Bucknell program seeks out the brightest leaders, learners and innovators and invites them to visit Bucknell and explore our welcoming, world-class campus.

The program is designed to introduce high-achieving, traditionally underrepresented (including African American, Asian American, biracial/multiracial, Latino/a, Native American, Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander) high school seniors to Bucknell.

Journey to Bucknell is free for students who are chosen to attend. Bucknell pays for travel expenses, overnight accommodations with a current student and all meals while on campus.

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When is Journey to Bucknell?
The 2019 Journey to Bucknell will be held Sept. 19–21, 2019.

Dates for the 2020 Journey to Bucknell will be posted in spring 2020.

Who is eligible?
To be eligible, you must:

  • Be a high school senior from a traditionally underrepresented group, including but not limited to African American, Asian American, biracial/multiracial, Latino/a, Native American, Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander.
  • Be enrolled in an academically rigorous program of study with a minimum unweighted grade point average of 3.5.

How do I apply?
You are not required to be nominated to apply for Journey to Bucknell.

Applications are due by July 31 each year, and you can apply here.

How much does it cost?
Journey to Bucknell is free for students who are chosen to attend. Bucknell covers travel expenses, including flights and shuttles to and from campus, overnight accommodations with a current student and all meals while on campus.

What do Journey to Bucknell participants do?

Prospective students can experience life as a Bucknell student by:

  • Staying overnight in one of our residence halls.
  • Attending an open house event to learn more about academic and social opportunities.
  • Meeting faculty, staff and current Bucknell students.
  • Exploring our beautiful campus and first-rate facilities.

More questions?

Please contact:

Office of Admissions
570-577-3000
journey@bucknell.edu

Office of Admissions

Location

One Dent Drive

Hours

Monday – Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: Closed (though we host campus visits many Saturdays)