Due Date: February 1, 2019

Applications are open for the U.S. Department of State’s TechGirls Program 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.

TechGirls is loaded with skill-development workshops and interactions with America’s the majority of ingenious tech experts along with 45 hours of research study at a Tech Camp with the Center for Improvement in Engineering Variety at Virginia Tech. The TechGirls program uses an abundant cultural immersion experience, enhances the individuals’ capability to go into tech fields and motivates them to pursue college in fields where females are under-represented.

Expense

The TechGirls program covers the following expenses:

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

Eligibility

  • Open to trainees 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 severe 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 go to a minimum of one extra term of secondary school upon their go back to their house nation; and
  • Are devoted to finishing a community-based job upon their return house;-LRB- **************).
  • Choice will be provided 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.

Application

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For additional information, see TechGirls

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