SHAPE - Summer High School Academic Program for Engineers

Columbia Engineering Summer High School Academic Program for Engineers (SHAPE)  is a selective summer program for rising high school sophomores, juniors,  and seniors. The program is geared toward local students who have demonstrated an interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Each 3-week session offers college-level courses in robotics and computer science, which are complemented by electives in research skills and entrepreneurship, labs, and college preparation workshops.

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Application & Eligibility

SHAPE application cycle for the summer of 2017 is over. The program is for current high school students. Students are expected to excel academically and to have demonstrated STEM interest. 

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Courses and Programs

SHAPE will offer robotics and computer science courses, electives, labs, college preparation workshops, and field trips.

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Frequently asked questions on application, courses, programs, and tuition.

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Need Based Scholarships

SHAPE need based scholarships cover the entire cost of the program. The scholarship application is no longer available.