||Ventures Scholars Member Institution Enrichment Programs
West Lafayette, IN
The Dr. Cornell A. Bell Business Opportunity
Krannert School of Management, Purdue University
The BOP Program started in April 1968 and was designed
to interest talent minority students (African-American,
Mexican American, Puerto Rican, and Native American)
in management careers and begins on campus with an 8-week
summer school program prior to a student's freshman
year. Students earn college credit in English 101 (3
hrs.), Math 151 (Algebra, 5 hrs.), Math 161 (Calculus,
5 hrs.), Com 114 (3 hrs.) and Computer Science (2 hrs.).
Krannert graduate students work closely with undergraduates
and become mentors to the undergraduate BOP students.
This is a residential program.
This program is for high school graduates beginning
their freshman year in college. Applicants must be admitted
to Purdue and committed to attending Purdue.
Fee (in 2001):
None. The Program is paid by for by gifts
from corporate donors.
Dr. Cornell A. Bell
Director of Minority Programs
Krannert Graduate School of Management
1310 Krannert Building
West Lafayette, IN 47907-1310