AFS Global STEM Accelerators program is a full scholarship program for girls who are active global citizens and energized to help solve some of today’s biggest global challenges.
Women around the world currently make up more than half of the college-educated workforce. However, STEM fields are made up of only 28% women. Women and girls who desire to learn more about STEM often face a challenging set of circumstances in fields that are traditionally dominated by men.
AFS Global STEM Accelerators Program Summary
- Host: AFS Global STEM Accelerators
- Category: Training | Fellowships
- Eligible Countries: All Countries
- Reward: Training
- No IELTS Required
- Deadline: March 17, 2024
AFS Global STEM Accelerators Program Details:
AFS Global STEM Accelerators are 12-week digital programs (from home), engaging in content on global competence skills, social impact, and sustainability-focused workshops, with content co-developed by AFS and the University of Pennsylvania. This program culminates with student-led social impact projects and presentations that offer potential solutions to real-world challenges, with an emphasis on climate change and the energy transition.
Scholars who complete the program earn the Advanced Certificate on Global Competence for Social Impact, awarded by AFS and the University of Pennsylvania Center for Social Impact Strategy.