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:



Junior high school students design and program robots for competitions in teams Learn more about the FIRST LEGO League

Virtual School Program

Virtual School Program

Online tutoring and interactive STEM experiences for high school students.  Learn more about the Virtual School Program

Summer Research & Internships

2016 Summer Student Research Scholarship Poster Presentation

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

Summer Online Programs

Roots-to-STEM Summer Reading Series

Summer reading, mathematics and tutoring programs help students to refresh their knowledge and get a step ahead for the new school year. Learn more about the Summer Online Programs

After School Program


Junior high school students participate in science and math activities as well as field trips Learn more about the After School Program

ILA Coding Program

ILA Coding Program

Junior high and high school students learn the fundamentals of coding.
Learn more about the ILA Coding Program

Imhotep's Learning Community (ILC)

Imhotep 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).