Application Hub

Find your place at BRIDGES

BRIDGES unites and inspires diverse young people to become confident and courageous leaders committed to community transformation. This page is your one-stop shop for all applications and forms for our programs.

Collaborate Program Applications

Summer & Year-Round Leadership

  • Get ready for an awesome journey if you're in grades 7-12!
  • We kick off with a cool 5-day summer leadership camp.
  • You'll make friends and grow as a leader all year long.

Year-Round Commitment

  • Complete 1 Community Action, 1 Elective, and 1 Training credit each semester.
  • During fall and spring, earn credits by doing stuff you love.
  • You need 6 credits by April 2024. Join as many fun activities as you want!

Collaborate Applications for 2024-25 school year are closed!

Contact if you have any questions about summer conference for 2024-25 programming year.

Youth Councils and Boards
  • Discover leadership chances across Memphis.
  • Some need you to be a Bridge Builder, but others are open to all local youth.
  • Apply Here!
Change Applications


  • If you're in grades 8-12, we're here to help you change the world by being community organizers and social justice advocates.
  • Commit to a year of making a difference, starting in late July through mid-May.
Shelby County Youth Council Applications

SCYC’s Vision:

  • The Shelby County Youth Council envisions a community where youth can access a deeper, more meaningful, and equitable connection with their local government through representation by the council. We want to create real, lasting, and relevant changes by amplifying youth voice by district and shaping policies and overarching laws that affect them.

Interested in Joining SCYC?

We are currently accepting applications for the following Shelby County Districts

  • 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, & 13

Apply for SCYC Here!

AmeriCorps Member Application

Bridges partners with AmeriCorps to provide paid service opportunities to young adults committed to making a difference.

7-10th Grade Facilitator Position Description

11-12th Grade Facilitator Position Description

11-12th Grade RA Position Description

7-10th or 11-12th Grade AST Position Description

Apply Here


Find your place at BRIDGES and apply for the scholarship opportunities below:

Community Foundation Scholarship Opportunities

QuestBridge College Prep Scholars Program

Thurgood Marshall College Fund | Nike HBCU Scholarship

Every student counts.

Young people are born with creativity and passion to lead. BRIDGES has worked with thousands of students to unlock that potential and activate new generations of leaders across Memphis.

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