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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SHAPE application is available to current high school students. Students are expected to excel academically and to have demonstrated STEM interest. 

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

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SHAPE need based scholarships cover the entire cost of the program. The scholarship application is available now.