U of Arizona Native American Science and Engineering Program – UNITY, Inc.

U of Arizona Native American Science and Engineering Program

The Native American Science & Engineering Program (NASEP) is a FREE year-long program (week-long summer program with year-long support) designed to provide Native American, Alaskan Native, and Hawaiian Native high school students with the necessary resources to enroll in college and pursue a career in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM).

Using Dr. Shawn Secatero’s “American Indian Well-Being Model in Higher Education,” NASEP provides activities aimed at developing students in a holistic manner. Program highlights have included an excursion to Biosphere II, networking with indigenous professionals from IBM and Raytheon, and building a computer “from scratch.”

  • Program dates: June 9-16, 2019
  • Deadline: March 15, 2019
  • Eligibility: NASEP is open to upcoming juniors (class of 2021) and seniors (class of 2020) that are: enrolled members of an American Indian or Alaskan Native tribe or of Native Hawaiian, Alaskan Native, or American Indian descent; on track to completing physics, chemistry, and pre-calculus by graduation with a “C” or better; able to attend the summer dates of June 9-15, 2019; and willing to make an effort to attend NASEP events throughout the year.

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Participants who complete the program will receive an academic tool in the form of an iPad mini!

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