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Bridging the Gap (BTG)

BTG is a highly curated network of our nation’s most talented diverse students. Our vision is to foster community and relationships among who we believe will be transformative BIPOC business leaders. Applications for Cohort 7 are now closed. Join our mailing list to be notified first when Cohort 8 opens!

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How to Join BTG

BTG is looking for top diverse students who are passionate about our mission, engaged with our community, and are a direct fit into the #BTGFamily culture.

Step 1: Learn

Learn about BTG — Explore our website, LinkedIn, Instagram, and connect with our #BTGFamily to get the exciting feel of what it means to be a part of BTG.

Step 2: Engage

Engage with BTG — Join our BTG Community Slack and get to know our broader community of diverse students and share any opportunities you come across.

Step 3: Apply

Applications open twice a year (Fall + Spring). When you apply, be prepared to articulate why us, why you, and how you hope to leverage BTG to achieve your goals.

Upon joining the BTG Family, the first thing I noticed was how accomplished but humble my peers are. There is nothing else like the #BTGFamily.

LouisBTG Cohort 3

Who We Look For

Top diverse students at US-based universities

Students identifying as Black, LatinX, Indigenous, or Person of Color (BIPOC)

Track record of high achievement paired with enormous, untapped potential

Fit into the #BTGFamily, and the promise to engage with BTG for life

Passion for bridging the racial wealth divide and uplifting minority communities