To apply to our program, download the docx or the pdf application. Fill out the form, save it and e-mail it back to You may also print the form and mail or fax it to us. In either case, do not forget to add your personal statement and recent transcript (unofficial copies are acceptable at this point).

You will need two letters of recommendation from teachers or research mentors of your choice. They must be sent directly to us. Each letter writer should download the reference docx or pdf form, fill it out, and then e-mail, mail or fax it to us. Contact information is below.

The deadline for the 2018 summer program is March 9, 2018.

Mailing Address
Bridging the Gap Program
Department of Nutritional Sciences, Unit 4017
University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT 06269-4017

Phone: 860.486.1704
Fax: 860.486.3674