What is the Summer Science Program?
A one-week cultural, health and science program for Indigenous students in grades 8-11.
The program promotes interest in health and science programs through firsthand experience at the University of British Columbia.
The Summer Science Program is a great opportunity to meet new friends, eat great food, connect with Elders/role models while enjoying fun, laughter and learning.
- Inform students of health and science careers.
- Provide information on post-secondary prerequisites, course planning, and admissions.
- Offer a holistic education experience that includes cultural practices.
- Provide Indigenous role models in health care and sciences.
- Incorporate cultural knowledge into daily activities.
Who can apply?
Open to all students who are of First Nations, Inuit, or Métis ancestry. Students must be going into grades 9 – 12 in the fall of 2019
When is it?
Session 1 Grades 10 & 11: June 30th – July 6th, 2019.
Session 2 Grades 8 & 9: July 7th – July 13th, 2019.
How much does it cost?
For any inquiries or questions regarding the Summer Science Program, please contact the Summer Science Program staff at:
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