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UBC Summer Scholars Program

posted Mar 4, 2015, 11:03 PM by Berta Liao

The University of British Columbia's Summers Scholars Program is a two-week summer course that will engage them in hands-on research and design, while learning from professors at UBC's beautiful Okanagan campus.  

Students will have the option to choose from two courses while expanding their horizon this summer

Applied Science and Design (Engineering): Students explore a unique combination of lectures with UBC professors, in design based labs and group projects while being mentored by current Engineering students.

Environmental Sciences and Sustainability: Challenges students to grow their knowledge of environmental sciences in an experiential way, guided by UBC Professors and experts in field research.

Who is eligible?

Students must be:

  • Entering one of their final two years of high school
  • Between the ages of 16 and 18 years of age
  • In good academic standing (unofficial transcript required); and
  • Be able to undertake studies in English at a university level

Why UBC's Summer Scholars Program?

Summer Scholars at work"UBC had always been among my top choices for studying abroad. As a student from Costa Rica, UBC’s Summer Scholars Program gave me the opportunity to experience UBC life and gave me an idea of what the academic demands would be." 



Maria, Costa Rica 
Read more about Maria's experiences.

The online application closes May 1, 2015. With only 40 spaces for each course in the Summer Scholars Program, please encourage your students to apply early. 

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