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Apply to Attend Black College Institute

BCI Application Information

Eligibility:
(1) Must be a rising junior or rising senior in high school
(2) Must have an interest in attending Virginia Tech
(3) Must be highly motivated and academically curious

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Images shown without masks were taken before the 2020 Covid-19 pandemic and do not represent the University's current mask policy.

To Apply you will need:

  • Personal information
  • Contact information
  • Demographic information
  • Family information
  • High school information
  • Awards/ Recognitions (if available)
  • Extracurricular Activities, jobs or any community involvement.
  • Academics
    • Students will self report their GPA and the current core classes enrolled in (English, Math, Science, History).
  • One short essay (No more than 120 words)
    • Essay 1 - This program is for high achieving academically curious students interested in the African-American experience. Please indicate why you believe you should be selected.
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Selection

  • Each program can accommodate 100 students.
  • Preference is given to students showing continued interest in BCI by participation in previous program, BCI Junior program.
  • Preference is given to students showing interest or aptitude in a current degree granting program offered at Virginia Tech through academic or extracurricular activities.
  • Students will be notified of final decisions by e-mail on April 25.

Please contact us with questions at bci@vt.edu

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