Black College Institute at Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech invites talented, high achieving and intellectually curious rising high school juniors and seniors to participate in a 5-day academic summer enrichment program at Virginia Tech’s main campus in Blacksburg.

Black College Institute will take place June 23 - 28, 2018


The Black College Institute at Virginia Tech

·       Engages students with various academic disciplines and fields of study through experiential learning within the context of the African-American cultural experience

·       Provides a college life experience by staying in VT’s residential halls, eating at our dining halls, working on projects in university classrooms and engaging with Virginia Tech’s faculty, staff and students

·       Teaches students how to navigate the college application process through hands-on workshops on how to complete admissions applications and apply for scholarships and financial aid

·       Offers students to live Virginia Tech’s motto of Ut Prosim (That I May Serve) by participating in a day of civic engagement/service in our local community of Roanoke in partnership with local non-profit organizations 

Virginia Tech Participating Colleges

  • College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
  • College of Architecture and Urban Studies
  • Pamplin School of Business
  • College of Engineering
  • College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences
  • College of Natural Resources and Environment
  • College of Science
  •  Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine

The Black College Institute is an InclusiveVT initiative.  Inclusive VT is the institutional and individual commitment to Ut Prosim (that I may serve) in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence.  In an effort to advance diversity, InclusiveVT Project 2022 is a collaborative effort between the Office for Inclusion and Diversity, Undergraduate Admissions, Outreach and International Affairs, and the College Access Collaborative.

Application Deadline April 6th 

Applications are Now Closed 

* Link to Scholarships For African American Students *