AFS STEM Scholarship Program 2022 for Girls Worldwide

AFS STEM Scholarship Program 2022 for Girls Worldwide: An extraordinary, full scholarship program for girls who are active global citizens and energized to help solve some of today’s biggest global challenges.

When is Application Deadline?

15th May 2022

Tell Me About AFS STEM Scholarship Program:

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. (See the American Association of University Women for more details). That’s why we have created a program dedicated to the future of women in STEM fields. By providing an opportunity for girls from around the world to explore their interests in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, we can start to change this trend and open up more possibilities for the perspectives of women in the greater goal of reaching a sustainable future.

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What Type of Scholarship is this?

Secondary school

Who can apply for AFS STEM Scholarship Program?

To be considered for the IMES, one must:

1. Be 15-17.5 years old at the program start date
2. Ability to participate fully, both online and in a classroom setting, in a program conducted entirely in English.
3. Affirm interest in STEM, sustainability, and global competencies
4. Be curious and ready to interact with diverse global peers and explore new cultures
5. Have a working computer, smartphone, or other internet-enabled digital devices to access the virtual program content
6. Have an integrated webcam and microphone for participation in online dialogue sessions.
7. Have a stable internet or wifi connection.

Which Countries are Eligible?

  • Talented young people from all backgrounds who reflect the diversity of populations around the world, particularly underrepresented populations and students with high financial need, are strongly encouraged to apply! 

Where will Award be Taken?

All virtual

How Many Scholarships will be Given?

Not specified

What is the Benefit of AFS STEM Scholarship Program?

Scholarship winners will participate in an intensive 12-week all-virtual program focusing on emerging and critical STEM skills and fields, global competence education, and social impact (co-developed with the University of Pennsylvania). Scholars will improve their STEM knowledge and skills through an interactive, hands-on curriculum, while developing critical global competencies, including problem-solving, analytical skills, intercultural understanding, and the ability to build bridges across cultures.

How Long will Program Last?

The 12-week interactive all-virtual Global STEM Accelerators program will run between June 23, 2022 – September 18, 2022.

How to Apply for AFS STEM Scholarship Program?

Interested and eligible candidates can apply for the scholarship program by clicking on AFS 2022 STEM Scholarship to submit applications.

Visit Award Webpage for Details