Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Bridges to the Future program about?

This program helps you become aware of career opportunities in the biomedical field while attending classes at your community college. You can obtain early research experience in the biomedical fields while you transition into a four-year institution such as Kansas State University to complete your bachelor's degree.

Are the biomedical sciences for me?

If you have an interest in health care, science, biology, psychology, nutrition, food science, chemistry, physics, math, veterinary science, applied social sciences, or social work, we can help you get a head start.

Can I really afford this?

Once accepted into the Bridges program, students will receive tuition scholarships at their community colleges and at Kansas State University when they transfer.

What type of student should apply?

  • Consider applying to Bridges to the Future if you: Have an interest in biomedical sciences and mathematics.
  • Possess a strong work ethic.
  • Have a desire to get ahead in a career.
  • Are a freshman or beginning sophomore student from an underrepresented group

How do I get more information or apply to the program?

  • Talk with your science or mathematics instructor or your National Institutes of Health/Bridges to the Future representative on your campus.
  • Participate in career awareness events.
  • Complete an application by the beginning of your sophomore year.


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