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Eagle Start Bridge Program

Eagle Start is a great opportunity to launch your college career, build a strong academic foundation for your future and ease the transition between high school and college. The summer program prepares students who are eager to start their college careers in a supportive and structured environment designed to ensure their success.

The summer bridge program provides the following benefits:

  • Free tuition and fees
  • Free laptop for successfully completing the program
  • Full access to Wake Tech resources and services
  • Free tutoring and success coaching
  • Career coaching
  • Connect with key faculty, staff and administrators


"Being a part of the Summer Bridge Program has been monumental in my success so far. It has allowed me to feel confident as I go into a different chapter in my life, and it has allowed me to meet new people that will always be around to help when needed."
– Quentin White

To be eligible for the 2023 Eagle Start program, scheduled for June 21 through August 2, students must have a high school GPA of less than 2.2.

Application process

Students must complete these steps to enroll in the program:

  • Be admitted to Wake Tech
  • Complete the Eagle Start application (available March 1)
  • Attend the June 19 welcome session

Once enrolled in Eagle Start, students are expected to attend all in-person classes on campus Monday through Thursday.


For more information, email [email protected].