INTENSIVE 5 WEEK ACADEMIC & RESIDENTIAL PROGRAM – June 18, 2016 - July 23, 2016

STUDENT EXPECTATIONS:

  • Commit to the full 5-week academic & residential program and be ready to learn (students will be requried to stay on campus for the duration of the program)
  • Participants & parents will attend the 2016 AISB Orientation on Saturday, July 18, 2016
  • Participants are not allowed to bring their personal vehicles and must secure transportation to UNM at the start of the program on June 18 and on the conclusion of the program on July 23, 2016
  • Comply with campus policies regarding safety, conduct, academic honesty, and behavior
  • AISB is designed to connect students to UNM & to American Indian Student Services, thus AISS requests that participants remain in contact beyond the summer program

Before you apply, you must meet the following REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School graduate - Spring 2016
  • Admitted to UNM-Main Campus as 1st year freshman for Fall 2016
  • Enrolled Member of a Federally Recognized Tribe
  • Completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) – UNM School Code = 002663
  • Minimum English ACT Score of 17 or higher (or SAT Verbal Score of 410 or higher)
  • Required Math ACT Score of 17 or higher for placement into one of the following:
    • Math 101, 102, 103 - Intermediate Algebra ACT of 17-21 SAT of 430-500
      Math 121 - College Algebra ACT of 22+ SAT of 510 +

Submit the AISB APPLICATION ONLINE and the OTHER APPLICATION DOCUMENTS through any of the following methods on or before FRIDAY, May 6, 2016:

MAIL:
American Indian Summer Bridge Program
American Indian Student Services
MSC06 3800, 1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131

DELIVER IN PERSON:
American Indian Student Services
1st Floor of Mesa Vista Hall, Room 1119
Building #56, Campus Map
AISS OFFICE PHONE: 505-277-6343
FAX:
505-277-0033
ATTN: AISB Program Coordinator
SCAN & EMAIL:
cnm@unm.edu
SUBJECT: 2016 AISB Application (your initials)

 

AISB Application Documents Include:

  1. AISB Application (Complete I, II, III, IV, V ONLINE through the link provided below)
    • PART I: Student Information
    • PART II: Educational Information
    • PART III: Parental Information
    • PART IV: Extracurricular Activities
      • Employment, Activities (in or outside school/community), Community Service/Volunteering, Hobbies, Responsibilities at Home, and/or Awards Received
    • PART V: Personal Statement (include the following elements listed below)
      • Description of who you are and why you want to participate in the AISB Program.
      • Your academic and future plans and how you anticipate the AISB experience will help you meet those goals.
      • What you anticipate contributing to the AISB Faculty, Staff, and Participants.
      • Your ability to effectively meet the demands of a rigorous 5-week residential and academic program (e.g. study habits/skills, motivation, etc.).
      • A description of your general attitude towards higher education, work ethic, & best attributes (e.g. becoming a responsible and successful college student)
      • Please include any other information that you feel the Selection Committee should know, including any circumstances affecting your academic record

SCAN & EMAIL OR FAX:

  • Copy of Certificate of Indian Blood (CIB)
  • Copy of UNM Letter of Acceptance

Applications will NOT be considered until everything has been submitted to the Program Coordinator.

For additional questions, please contact the AISB Program Coordinator, Catherine Montoya at 505.277.6343.