African high faculty ladies are invited to apply for the Fully Funded WiSci Girls STEAM Camp in Morocco and, Indonesia for High faculty ladies 2021, all programs are anticipated to be submitted earlier than the cut-off date.

About Women in Science program:

The Women in Science (WiSci) campobjectives to shut the gender hole via get right of entry to to schooling, mentorship possibilities, and leadership schooling. Girls will participate in hands-on activities to learn about various STEAM subjects in a cross-cultural learning surroundings.

Join different girls from round the world for a completely unique instructional possibility and wealthy cross-cultural revel in on the 2021WiSci Girls STEAM Camp held in Ifrane, Morocco from July 15-28th, 2021. STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Design, and Mathematics.

This program will carry collectively a hundred excessive school women from Morocco, Cote d’Ivoire and the USA at the Al Akhawayn University.  Sustaining Partners of WiSci Morocco consist of Girl Up, Google, Caterpillar Foundation, and nearby partners encompass the Al Akhawayn University, the Millennium Challenge Account – Cote d’Ivoire, and the Millennium Challenge Account.

WiSci Indonesia (August sixteenth -twenty ninth, 2021) will deliver together one hundred high college girls from Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia (with choice given to candidates from Penang and Sarawak), Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Tonga, and Tuvalu, the united states, and Vietnam at the American Corner at the Universitas Tanjungpura Pontianak in Pontianak, Indonesia.  

Sustaining Partners of WiSci Indonesia encompass Girl Up, Google, Caterpillar Foundation, and neighborhood partners consist of the Universitas Tanjungpur.

The camp is a public-private partnership effort between the U.S. Department of State, the United Nations Foundation’s Girl Up Campaign, Intel Corporation, Google, NASA, the American Society of Microbiology, and other companions, implemented through World Learning.

Type:

High faculty application

Field:

Science

Benefits:

  • All selected individuals will acquire a scholarship to wait the camp free of charge. All charges associated with lodging, food, and activities for the duration of the camp are protected thru the help of WiSci companions, further to transportation to/from the capital metropolis of your house u . S . A . (starting place of departure). Participants can convey a confined quantity of spending money for small souvenirs and snacks in the event that they desire.
  • Limited need-based totally economic help is available for direct costs related to journey to the capital metropolis to fly to the camp.

Eligible international locations:

African countries

To be Taken in:

Morocco and Indonesia

Requirements:

  • Applicants ought to be residents or citizens of Namibia, Ethiopia, Swaziland, Kenya or america of America, self-pick out as woman and be between the a while of 15-18 to apply.
  • Applicants should have the expressed permission of a determine or mum or dad to apply for this opportunity.
  • It is required that candidates have at the least 12 months of secondary faculty nonetheless left to complete, and can decide to attend the overall length of camp.
  • Applicants need to also have ordinary access (at least once in line with week) to internet at a domestic, college, community middle, net café or other location.

Application Procedure:

  • If you have hassle with the utility device or would really like a fillable PDF shape in compliance with display readers, please electronic mail [email protected]
  • If you’ve got any extra questions about the camp, eligibility, or the software technique beyond what’s covered in the FAQ page please email [email protected]

Application Deadline: 

In mild of the COVID-19 worldwide pandemic, and after careful consideration and tips of the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 2021 WiSci Camps has been postponed until 2021