Program to Consider

Black College Institute – Virginia Tech

Sessions to be held in mid and late June 2021. Open to rising juniors and seniors. Application required!

The Black College Institute is a 4-day academic summer enrichment program sponsored by Virginia Tech. It hosts talented, high-achieving and academically curious rising high school juniors and seniors.

While this program is designed to attract underrepresented and/or first-generation students, they welcome the participation of any student who has a potential interest in Virginia Tech. Program activities are planned using a multicultural perspective with special emphasis on the African-American identity.

Applications are now being accepted. The 2021 dates for Virtual BCI are:

  • Session 1: June 13-16 (seniors)
  • Session 2: June 20-23 (seniors)
  • Session 3: June 27-30 (juniors)

For more information about the Black College Institute, email Dr. Crasha Townsend at