ʻIKE 2017 Summer Bridge Program: Hawaiʻi Calculus Academy

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Hawaiʻi Calculus Academy is a math-intensive six-week Summer Bridge program for Native Hawaiian students in pre-engineering and STEM.  Students will take a calculus course, meet with peer mentors, and work on an engineering project during Summer Session I (May 22--June 30).


Who We're Looking for:

  • Native Hawaiian or underserved student in STEM
  • Pre-engineering majors
  • Students who are qualified to take calculas I, II or III by Summer Session I
  • Commited students who are willing to work hard


  • FREE tuition for calculus and SCI 295 (6 credits total)
  • Learn in a culturally-supportive environment with your cohort
  • Get one-on-one help from peer mentors
  • Work with faculty to build an underwater robot to study phytoplankton populations that will impact our future food and energy sustainability
  • Share your knowledge with the engineering community at our symposium


Only 10 students will be selected. Native Hawaiians, women, and other minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.


Deadline to apply varies across campuses. Please contact your college's ʻIKE coordinator for more information or to apply.
Campus ʻIKE Coordinator Deadline
Kapiolani Community College Li-Anne Delavega
ʻIKE Recruitment & Retention Specialist
STEM Center, Kokio 202A
Phone: (808) 734-9440
Monday, May 1




About us:
We are a six-campus University of Hawaiʻi collaboration focused on developing pre-engineering pathways for Native Hawaiians in community colleges.


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The ʻIKE Collaborative is made possible through funding from the National Science Foundation Tribal Colleges and Universities Program (TCUP) Award 1642042