2018 WiSci (Women in Science) STEAM Camp ( Fully Funded to Windhoek, Namibia )

About WiSci (Women in Science Camp) STEAM Camp

Lead by the U.S. Department of State’s Office of Global Partnerships (S/GP), WiSci is a unique educational opportunity and rich cross-cultural experience that empower young women through ( STEAM) Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Design, and Mathematics. The camp will include a STEAM curriculum led by experts in their fields, as well as leadership development activities and learning excursions within Namibia. This year the camp will be held in  Windhoek, Namibia at NUST ( Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST on  June 17-June 28. The 2018 WiSci Girls STEAM Camp is led by the U.S. Department of State alongside partners Girl Up Campaign, the Intel Corporation, Google, NASA, World Learning, and others.

Deadline  4 March  , 2018

Who can apply ?  

  • The application is open to high school girls ages 15-18 in Namibia, Swaziland, Kenya, Ethiopia, and the United States.
  • Applicants must have the expressed permission of a parent or guardian to apply for this opportunity.
  • It is required that applicants have at least one year of secondary school still left to complete, and can commit to attend the full duration of camp.
  • Applicants should also have regular access (at least once per week) to internet at a home, school, community center, internet café or other location.

View full criteria and application instructions here www.girlup.org/wisci/apply.

How to apply  

Applications are being accepted online at www.girlup.org/wisci/apply.

For additional information, please contact S/GP at partnerships@state.gov or visit http://www.state.gov/s/partnerships.

For media inquiries, please contact Anita Ostrovsky at OstrovskyA@state.gov.

Follow @GPatState, #WiSci2018 on Twitter or S/GP on Facebook for updates.

 

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