Application Due Date: 09: 00 PM EST on February 1, 2019.

TechGirls links and supports the next generation of females leaders in science, innovation, engineering, and mathematics by offering them gain access to and chances to advance their abilities and pursue their dreams.

Given That 2012, TechGirls trained and mentored 186 teenage ladies (ages 15-17) from Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestinian Territories, Tunisia, and Yemen. The core of the program is a three-week experience in the United States. In 2019, the program broadens to consist of 24 girls from Central Asia (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.)

TechGirls take part in an interactive innovation and computer system camp (with United States Girls), sign up with a tech business for a day of task watching, and take part in social work efforts. There is a TechGirls multiplier result — motivating others in their regional neighborhood to pursue Stem.

2019 Eligibility Requirements

Trainees qualified to use are those who:

  • Are from among the following qualified nations:.
    • United States
    • Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestinian Territories, and Tunisia;-LRB- *******************).
    • Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan
  • Are in between the ages of 15 and 17 at the start of the exchange;-LRB- *******************).
  • Have actually shown innovative abilities and a major interest in innovation, engineering, and/or mathematics in their scholastic research studies;-LRB- *******************).
  • Intend to pursue college and/or professions in innovation;-LRB- *******************).
  • Have strong English language abilities;-LRB- *******************).
  • Exhibition maturity, versatility, and objectivity;-LRB- *******************).
  • Will participate in a minimum of one extra term of secondary school upon their go back to their house nation; and
  • Are dedicated to finishing a community-based job upon their return house.
  • Choice will be offered to those who have actually restricted or no previous experience in the United States. You are not qualified if you have actually taken a trip to the United States in the last 3 years as part of any other ECA exchange program.

Please keep in mind that member of the family of U.S. Embassy or Consulate personnel or U.S. Department of State staff members are not qualified to use.

TechGirls motivates individuals with varied backgrounds and abilities to use, consisting of people with specials needs.


Covered Expenses

The TechGirls program covers the following expenses:

  • Roundtrip worldwide airline tickets from individual house nation to the United States
  • Real estate throughout program
    • Double tenancy hotel or dorm lodgings
    • Breakfast, lunch, and supper
  • Regional transport to group program occasions
  • Cultural occasions arranged by Tradition International
  • Emergency situation medical insurance


  • The 2019 TechGirls application opened on December 1, 2018 and closes at 09: 00 PM EST on February 1, 2019.
  • Semifinalists will be gotten in touch with through e-mail in/around March 1 for the next phase of interviews. Decisions will be made in mid-April.
  • All candidates will be alerted of the outcomes of their application.

For Additional Information:

See the Authorities Web Page of the U.S. Department of State TechGirls Program 2019

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