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BP Global STEM Academies 2020 for Young People (Fully-funded trips to Brazil, Egypt, USA & India)

An extraordinary, full scholarship study abroad program for students and active global citizens who are energized to help solve some of today’s biggest global challenges.

Application Deadline: 9th March at 11:59 PM EST

Eligible Countries: Brazil, China, Egypt, Germany, Ghana, India, Mexico, South Africa and the USA.

To be Taken at (Country): Brazil, Egypt, USA, India

About the Award: Apply now for this once in a lifetime opportunity.  BP and AFS have partnered to host the BP Global STEM Academies, four-week programs in Brazil, Egypt, India, and the USA focusing on science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) and global competence education. Scholarship winners will enrich their STEM knowledge and skills through interactive, hands-on curriculum, while developing critical global competencies, including problem solving, analytical skills, intercultural understanding, and the ability to build bridges across cultures. The program culminates with team projects and presentations that offer potential solutions to real world challenges, with an emphasis on climate change and the energy transition. The program is only available via scholarship award – see below for eligibility criteria.

Type: Undergraduate

Eligibility: For the 2020 BP Global STEM Academies, AFS is identifying and selecting scholarship recipients from Brazil, China, Egypt, Germany, Ghana, India, Mexico, South Africa and the USA. If you are from one of the above countries and meet the eligibility criteria below, click on the “Apply now” button to start your application!

  • Must be born between December 1, 2002 and June 1, 2005
  • The ability to participate fully in a classroom and program conducted entirely in English
  • Demonstrated interest in STEM, study abroad and interacting with different cultures
  • Willingness to attend all four Academy destinations – Brazil, Egypt, India or the USA
  • Ability and willingness to travel unaccompanied abroad
  • Interested in exploring new cultures

Talented young people from all backgrounds who reflect the diversity of populations around the world, particularly young women and students with financial need, are encouraged to apply! For more information about the application and selection process please see FAQ below.

Number of Awards: 110

Value of Award: full scholarships.

Duration of Award:

  • Brazil: June 13 – July 11
  • Egypt: July 1 – July 29
  • USA: July 5 – July 31
  • India: July 12 – August 9

How to Apply: Apply Now!

  • It is important to go through all application requirements and FAQ in the Award Webpage (see Link below) before applying.
  • GOODLUCK

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