How to Apply

There are two steps in applying to the Summit Program.
  1. Register on-line between Saturday, November 5th and Sunday, November 13th for the Mini-School Entrance Exam which will be written on Thursday, November 24th.
  2. Complete and submit the Summit Application Form to the Van Tech Office by Thursday, December 15th. 

Acceptance is based on the following criteria:
  • Test scores on the Mini-School Entrance Exam
  • A’s in Math and Science courses taken in Grade 6 and the first term of Grade 7
  • B-minimum on all other core subject areas 
  • Participation and excellence in extracurricular clubs, music, or sports teams
  • Evidence of active participation in Physical Education classes as some of our field trips are physically demanding
  • The student must show willingness for group involvement and interaction.
  • The student must show willingness to participate in the community outside of Vancouver Technical Secondary.

Timeline for Application & Acceptance:
  • November 5 – 13: Online application and registration for the DSAP Exam.
  • Thursday, November 24: DSAP Exam
  • Thursday, December 15: Deadline for submission of Summit Application to Van Tech
  • Wednesday, March 1st: Successful applicants will be offered acceptance by email only
  • Friday, March 3rd: Deadline for first-round offers to be accepted.