Imhotep’s Legacy Academy (ILA) is an academic enrichment program, affiliated with Dalhousie University, which aims to increase the representation of African Canadians in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) professions. ILA programming is offered to students at three levels of their education:

FIRST LEGO League

Junior high school students design and program robots for competitions in teams.

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After School Program

Junior high school students participate in science and math activities as well as field trips.

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Virtual School Program

Online tutoring and interactive STEM experiences for high school students.

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ILA Coding Program

Junior High and High School Students learn coding in HTML, VBA, and Arduino.

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Encouraging Vaccine Confidence

Students explore hands-on science and engineering activities.

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Summer Research & Internships

University students can apply for summer research scholarships and summer employment opportunities to gain valuable experience to complement their studies Learn more about the Summer Research Activities.

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Imhotep’s Learning Community (ILC)

Post-secondary students in any discipline collectively support each other through their studies to increase individual success. Learn more about the Imhotep’s Learning Community (ILC).

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REGISTER for ILA PROGRAMS

For secondary school students

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Consent Form

Download and complete a Program Registration Consent Form [PDF – 191 kB]

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REGISTER for the IMHOTEP’S LEARNING COMMUNITY (ILA)

For university students

Register Here

Apply for a Summer Student Research Scholarship (SSRS)

Apply Here