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TechGirls Program 2021 Application (Fully-funded to the USA)

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TechGirls 2021 Application is now open for teenage girls (ages 15-17) from Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon,  Morocco, Palestinian Territories, and Tunisia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. See the requirement below.

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The TechGirls 2021 Application program trained and mentored 238 teenage girls (ages 15-17) from Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon,  Morocco, Palestinian Territories, and Tunisia. In 2019, the program expanded to Central Asia – Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. 

Also TechGirls connects and supports the next generation of women leaders in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics by providing them  access and opportunities to follow their dreams.

TechGirls Application Deadline: 15th January 2021 09:00PM EST

Eligible African Countries: Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestinian Territories, and Tunisia;

To be taken at (country): USA

About the Award: Since 2012, TechGirls trained and mentored 186 teenage girls (ages 15-17) from Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestinian Territories, Tunisia, and Yemen. The core of the program is a three-week experience in the United States. 

TechGirls participate in an interactive technology and computer camp (with US Girls), join a tech company for a day of job shadowing, and participate in community service initiatives. There is a TechGirls multiplier effect – inspiring others in their local community to pursue Stem.

Type: Training

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TechGirls 2021 Application Eligibility Requirements

Students eligible to apply are those who:

  • Are from one of the following eligible countries:
    • United States
    • Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestinian Territories, and Tunisia;
    •  Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan
  • Are between the ages of 15 and 17 at the start of the exchange in July 2021;
  • Have demonstrated advanced skills and a serious interest in technology, engineering, and/or math in their academic studies;
  • Intend to pursue higher education and/or careers in technology;
  • Have strong English language skills;
  • Exhibit maturity, flexibility, and open-mindedness;
  • Will attend at least one additional semester of secondary school upon their return to their home country; and
  • Are committed to completing a community-based project upon their return home.
  • Preference will be given to those who have limited or no prior experience in the United States. You are not eligible if you have travelled to the United States in the last three years as part of any other ECA exchange program.

Please note that family members of U.S. Embassy or Consulate staff or U.S. Department of State employees are not eligible to apply.

TechGirls encourages people with diverse backgrounds and skills to apply, including individuals with disabilities.

TechGirls Program 2021 Selection Timeline

The TechGirls application 2021 opens on November 15, 2020 and close at 12:00PM EST on January 15, 2021. Semifinalists will be contacted via email on/around March 1 for the next stage of interviews. Final decisions will be made in early April.  All applicants will be notified of the results of their application.

Please note that family members of U.S. Embassy or Consulate staff or U.S. Department of State employees are not eligible to apply.

TechGirls encourages people with diverse backgrounds and skills to apply, including individuals with disabilities.

Number of Awards: Not specified

Value of Award: The TechGirls program covers the following costs:

  • Roundtrip international airfare from participant home country to the United States
  • Housing during program
  • Double occupancy hotel or dormitory accommodations
  • Meals during program
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

TechGirls Selection Process

TechGirls participants are selected based on the eligibility requirements below. Independent selection committees composed of industry leaders and regional experts review applications. United States Embassy personnel in your country of permanent residence interview semifinalists.

How to Apply for TechGirls Program 2021

If you are interested in applying for the TechGirls Program 2021 application Visit Programme Webpage for Details.

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