Camp in Georgia


 

 

The U.S. Embassy Baku is looking for talented 15-18-year-old girls interested in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts & design, & mathematics) for the 2018 WiSci Girls STEAM Camp Georgia!
Applications and more information available here: https://girlup.org/wisci/
All costs associated with lodging, food, and activities during the camp are covered through the support of WiSci partners, in addition to transportation to/from the capital city of your home country (origin of departure).
We strongly encourage all eligible candidates to apply without regards to race, ethnicity, religion, disability, income-level or level of STEAM experience. 
Deadline: April 22, 2018 

Join other girls from Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan and the United States for a unique educational opportunity and rich cross-cultural experience at the 2018 WiSci Girls STEAM Camp to be held in Georgia Aug 12 – Aug 25, 2018.  The camp will include a STEAM curriculum led by experts in their fields, as well as leadership development activities and learning excursions within Georgia. The Women in Science (WiSci) camp aims to close the gender gap through access to education, mentorship opportunities, and leadership training.

Campers will have the opportunity to learn how to develop mobile applications, coding skills, learn about microbiology and more.
The camp is hosted by The U.S. Department of State’s Office of Global Partnerships, the Millennium Challenge Corporation and Girl Up with Intel and Google.
 

 Eligibility Requirements:
Applicants must be citizens or residents of Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, or the United States of America, self-identify as female and have at least one school year remaining. Campers must be between the ages of 15-18 by August 2018 to apply.
 Applicants must have the expressed permission of a parent or guardian to apply for this opportunity. Applicants must commit toattend the full duration of camp. Applicants should also have regular access (at least once per week) to the internet at a home, school, community center, internet café or other location. 
 Application process: 
Please go to https://goo.gl/HwRhBa  to begin your application. The deadline to complete the application is April 22, 11:59 PM EST. Please be sure to read the WiSci FAQs to ensure you are eligible and able to participate in the full camp before you apply.
 If you have trouble with the application system or would like a fillable PDF form in compliance with screen readers, please email wisci@girlup.org.
If you have any additional questions about the camp, eligibility, or the application process contact me at abdullayevaS@state.gov.
 

We will very much appreciate if you share this announcement with the relevant contacts of yours to make sure more girls know about this unique educational opportunity!