WiSci Girls STEAM Camp

Internationally, there is a strong gender imbalance in the STEM fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The WiSci Camp aims to help bridge that gap through access to education, mentorship opportunities and leadership training.

Apply Georgia

Note: Applications are now closed for the 2018 WiSci Girls STEAM Camp in Georgia. We are only accepting applications from Armenia at the moment.

Join other girls from around the world for a unique educational opportunity and rich cross-cultural experience at the 2018 WiSci Girls STEAM Camp held in Georgia Aug 12 – Aug 25, 2018. STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Design, and Mathematics. The camp will include a STEAM curriculum led by experts in their fields, as well as leadership development activities and learning excursions within Georgia.

WiSci strongly encourages all eligible candidates to apply without regards to race, ethnicity, religion, disability, income-level or level of STEAM experience.

Applicants must be citizens or residents of Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, or the United States of America, self-identify as female, possess fluency in English, and have completed at least one year of secondary school with at least one year of secondary school 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 to attend the full duration of camp. Applicants should also have regular access (at least once per week) to internet at a home, school, community center, internet café or other location.

Click on the button below that corresponds to your country of citizenship or residence to begin your application. The deadline to complete the application for applicants 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.

2018 WiSci Georgia Application: Armenia

Essays:
Essays should be submitted in PDF or Word Document format
1) Why are you applying for WiSci? What do you hope to experience at WiSci? What is your vision for sharing your new knowledge and experiences with others in your community back home? (300 words or less)
2) What interests you most about Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Design, and Math (STEAM)? (300 words or less)
3) Please share an example of a time you used Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Design, and/or Math in a school assignment. Please explain what programs or websites you used for this project, if any. (300 words or less)
4) Please share some examples of your experience as a leader in your school or community, especially as an advocate for gender equality. (300 words or less)

Video (U.S. applicants only):
5) Please create a short video (no more than 60 seconds) describing why you are applying to WiSci and what makes you a great candidate for this experience. When you are finished with the video, upload it to YouTube, Vimeo, or any other video hosting platform. If the video is in private mode, please provide us with the video password.

Letter of Recommendation (all applicants):
Please have the individual writing a letter of recommendation on your behalf submit it electronically at the link here: https://girlup.typeform.com/to/lFTIHs

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 beyond what is covered in the FAQ page please email wisci@girlup.org.