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Registration is open for Summer Science Program 2024!

What is the Summer Science Program?

The Summer Science Program is a one-week cultural, health, and science program for Indigenous students in the fall grades 9-12. The program promotes interest in health and science programs through firsthand experience at the University of British Columbia. It is a great opportunity to meet new people and connect with Elders and Indigenous role models. The students will stay in first-year dorms at the University of British Columbia and participate in weekly cultural and health/STEM-related workshops

Who can apply? 

Must be of First Nations, Inuit, or Métis Ancestry 

Must be entering grades 9-12 in Fall 2024

When is it? 

Session 1: Students entering grades 11 & 12 - June 30th - July 6th 2024

Session 2: Students entering grades 9 & 10  - July 7th - July 13th 2024

Deadline to apply is May 15th, 2024


Why Summer Science?

Participants in the Summer Science Program build valuable post-secondary connections and create lifelong friendships. This program serves as a community and a home away from home, offering a safe environment where students feel valued and excited about their future. Program goals include: 

  • Educate students about various careers in health and science.

  • Offer guidance on post-secondary prerequisites, course planning, and admissions processes.

  • Introduce students to Indigenous role models in the healthcare and science fields.

  • Incorporate cultural knowledge into daily activities.

For more information visit the website at or email our team at


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