Hawaii Undergraduate Initiative (HUI)
The Hawaii Undergraduate Initiative (HUI) is a program for incoming freshmen committed to attending the University of Hawaii at Manoa in Fall 2020. HUI strives to develop college students with a capacity for leadership. Through summer academic coursework, workshops, speakers, co-curricular activities and mentorship opportunities, HUI will prepare incoming UHM freshmen to become confident leaders on campus, in their community, and in their profession. Applicants must be (1) accepted as a Fall 2020 incoming UHM freshman and (2) available to participate in the HUI summer program July 6 – August 14, 2020. The application is available online at https://forms.gle/K8izNG9ohxoQYTZY7. The deadline to apply is Friday, April 24, 2020 by 11:59 pm.
Hawaii AgDiscovery Program
Hawaii AgDiscovery is a great opportunity for high school students in grades 9, 10, and 11 who are interested in agricultural science and related careers. If selected, students have an amazing experience planned for them: staying at the UH Manoa Campus and exploring agriculture through hands-on activities throughout Oahu Island. Hawaii AgDiscovery curriculum includes plant science, horticulture, entomology, wildlife sciences, veterinary sciences, traditional agriculture, dog detection, and more. The AgDiscovery Program 2020 online application is now open at www.aphis.usda.gov/agdiscovery. The deadline to apply is March 20, 2020.
Chaminade University Emerging Scholars Program
Chaminade University’s Emerging Scholars program allows high school students to try college on for size in a supportive and engaging environment. During Summer 2020, Chaminade will offer both one-day and two-week programs that are unique in the islands. Chaminade’s one-da Exploration program is designed to give students a glimpse into college life. The day features a focus on interdisciplinary, interactive learning. Sessions on need-to-know topics, like college admissions and costs will also be included. The two-week, immersion offering – with residential or commuter options – allows students to earn college credit in courses that stress hands-on learning, collaboration and personal growth; features college prep sessions on a host of topics, including financial aid, interviewing skills and creating a personal brand; and students who opt to live on campus can take advantage of pre-planned excursions that feature learning themes from culture to the environment. Register online at https://chaminade.edu/precollege/emerging-scholars-program/.
Native Hawaiian Science & Engineering Mentorship Program – Freshman Bridge
The Native Hawaiian Science and Engineering Mentorship Program (NHSEMP) at the University of Hawaii at Manoa strives to increase the advancement of underserved students in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). The NHSEMP Freshman Bridge is a 10-week part-residential summer program that addresses important barriers for traditional, incoming STEM students: greater preparation for college-level math courses; smooth transition from high school to college; and financial burden. Freshman Bridge offers the following activities throughout the 10 weeks:
Preference will be given to students who meet the following requirements:
To apply, visit http://www.bit.ly/FreshmanBridgeNHSEMP. The deadline to apply is March 15, 2020.