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Admission Requirements

Eligibility for Bengal Bridge Program

The Bengal Bridge program is for all majors, but to qualify, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Complete and submit the ISU summer semester application (Required)
  • Apply to the Bridge program (Required)
  • Submit a Bengal Bridge waiver form (Required)
  • Must be a high school graduating senior in the same year of attending the Bridge program. (Students must attend Bridge during the summer between high school and college.)
  • Desire to learn

How to apply?

Both the ISU and Bengal Bridge applications need to be fully completed to be considered.

Step 1: Apply to ISU summer semester

Step 2: Apply to the Bridge program  (Application open October 1, 2023). Please call or email the program at (208)282-3662 or if you have any questions.

Step 3: Complete the Bengal Bridge Waiver Form Summer 2023 and email it to: or mail it to:

Bengal Bridge

Idaho State University

921 S. 8th Avenue

Stop 8010

Pocatello, ID 83209

Step 4: Apply for Housing You are not required to live on campus to participate in the summer program but it is highly recommended that you consider it. Please be aware that Housing costs varies each year and remember to select the Bengal Bridge option when you apply. Please be aware that students can apply for summer housing beginning October 15, 2022 for summer 2023.

Important Dates

  • Summer Supplemental Form: Available March 1, 2023 for summer FA funding
  • Ready Set Roar Preparation/Welcome Event: TBD at a later date  
  • Monday June 12th: The Bengal Bridge program starts
  • Monday June 19th: Juneteenth Holiday Observed (No Classes)
  • Tuesday July 4th: Independence Day Observed (No Classes)
  • Thursday July 28th: The Bengal Bridge program ends