Applications are open for the Women in Science Girls STEAM Camps 2019. Internationally, there’s a sturdy gender imbalance in the Science Girls STEAM fields of science, know-how, engineering, and arithmetic. The WiSci Camp goals to assist bridge that hole by means of entry to training, mentorship alternatives, and management coaching.
WiSci Camps are a protected, supportive, and girl-centered surroundings, bringing collectively 100 teen ladies from three or extra nations, to dwell and be taught for 2 weeks collectively, Girls are the guts of the WiSci program. WiSci facilitators train ladies to worth taking dangers, to bounce again after failing, and to construct the reliance to maintain making an attempt once more.
- All chosen members will obtain a scholarship to attend the camp freed from cost, a worth of over $5,000 USD. All prices related to lodging, meals, and actions in the course of the camp are coated by means of the help of WiSci companions, in addition to transportation to/from the capital metropolis of your house nation (origin of departure). Participants can deliver a restricted quantity of spending cash for small souvenirs and snacks if they want.
- Applicants ought to have a demonstrated curiosity in the STEAM fields and engagement in their faculties and communities – if the chance has been introduced to them. Applicants are inspired to share in the event that they face any private and/or monetary obstacles to furthering their curiosity in studying about and pursuing academic and extracurricular alternatives STEAM fields.
- Preference will probably be given to candidates who’re in studying extra about STEAM and have restricted monetary assets or entry to different studying alternatives. Additionally, candidates ought to be keen to have open thoughts and curiosity in cross-cultural studying experiences.