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  • Session 1: May 20 – June 28, 2024
  • Session 2: July 1 – August 9, 2024
  • Midsummer Session: June 10 – July 19, 2024

NOTE: Adjustments will be made as needed for health and safety reasons.

For more than 20 years, high school students have earned college credit by taking courses during the summer at UH Mānoa.

Application due date: April 15, 2024

Apply for the Summer Scholar Program and earn college credits during six weeks in the summer. Upon acceptance to the program, qualified high school sophomores and juniors can register for University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Summer 2024 courses and experience the college environment while still in high school.

The college environment promotes personal growth. Take this time to discover new interests, develop strategies for dealing with the intense and unique demands of a college career, and explore the unlimited potential that you possess!


Apply to the Summer Scholar Program if you will have completed your sophomore or junior year of high school by Summer 2024 and have:
• a 3.5 cumulative GPA (including Fall 2023 coursework)
• the maturity and motivation required to complete university-level course work
• parent/guardian approval


• see what college will be like by taking a class with college students on a college campus
• sample an academic area that interests you
• strengthen your basic writing, math, or speech skills in preparation for your college career
• begin to fulfill UH Mānoa core requirements (if you matriculate to another college or university, these credits may transfer)
• explore the UH Mānoa campus and its many resources with the assistance of our Summer Scholar Coordinator

NEW! Midsummer Session

Summer Sessions at UH Mānoa is pleased to offer a range of credit courses in the midsummer term, June 10 to July 19, 2024. These dates are designed to more easily fit into the schedules of high school students. The following courses were offered this past summer; all courses are 3 credits unless otherwise specified.


BOT 160: Campus Plants

MATH 140: Precalc: Trig/Analytic Geometry

MATH 241: Calculus I (4 credits)

PH 201: Introduction to Public Health


ECON 120: Introduction to Economics

ECON 130: Principles of Microeconomics

ECON 131: Principles of Macroeconomics

ERTH 101: Dynamic Earth (cross-listed with SUST 101)

ES 101: Introduction to Ethnic Studies

ES 214: Introduction to Race and Ethnic Relations (cross-listed with SOC 214)

POLS 150: Introduction to Global Politics

SOC 214: Introduction to Race and Ethnic Relations (cross-listed with ES 214)

SOC 218: Introduction to Social Problems

SOC 231: Introduction to Juvenile Delinquency

SUST 101: Dynamic Earth (cross-listed with ERTH 101)