Youth Leadership Program: TechGirls

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Subject: Youth Development, Education, STEM, Women/Girls, Careers Deadline: Dec. 2, 2014

Public and private non-profit organizations meeting the provisions described in Internal Revenue Code section 26 USC 501(c)(3) may submit proposals to conduct a three- to four-week exchange program in the United States in summer 2015 for high school girls from the Middle East and North Africa focused on promoting high-level study of technology. U.S. Embassies in the participating countries and territories will recruit, screen, and select the participants. The program will provide an exchange of academic study of applied technology for girls who already have a demonstrated aptitude and strong interest in the subject, will empower girls to pursue higher education and careers in technology, and will support activities in the participants’ home countries that are designed to reinforce and support the skills and linkages acquired during the U.S. program.

Funder: Bureau Of Educational and Cultural Affairs
Eligibility: Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, private institutions of higher education, public and state controlled institutions of higher education.
Amount: Up to $190,000.
Contact: Link.