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University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo

ʻIke Wai Summer Bridge Program in Data Scienc

The application period for the Summer Bridge Program has ended. Please contact Roberto Pelayo (robertop@hawaii.edu) if you have any questions.


Requirements for ʻIke Wai Bridge Program:

  • UH Hilo student with no more than 2 semesters (incoming Freshmen are encouraged to apply)
  • Placement into MATH 140X Precalculus (4) or MATH 205 Calculus I (4)
  • Interest in working with working with data (e.g., data science) as an undergraduate at UH Hilo
  • Availability during June 21 - July 26 (M-F 9am - 4pm)

What do students get?

  • 5-week summer experience introducing them to data science
  • Course Credit for MATH 140X Precalculus (4) or MATH 205 Calculus I (4) (with successful completion of course during the bridge program)
  • $1,000 Stipend
  • All fees paid for courses, etc. This program is no cost to accepted students

What will students do during the ʻIke Wai bridge program?

  • Take a MATH 140X Precalculus (4) or MATH 205 Calculus I (4) course with a UH Hilo professor
  • Have an introduction to data science experience, learn basic programming and data science techniques in a course taught by UH Hilo Professors
  • Work on mini data science projects
  • Learn about data science academic and career opportunities at UH Hilo related to Data Science

Final Application Deadline: May 31, 2017

Questions? Please contact Bob Pelayo at robertop@hawaii.edu