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AFS Global STEM Innovators: Full Scholarship Exchange Program 2024 UK Applications Now Open!

AFS Global STEM Innovators: Full Scholarship Exchange Program 2024 UK Applications Now Open!

Are you a teenager with a passion for STEM and sustainability? Do you want to make a difference in the world but aren’t sure where to start? The AFS Global STEM Innovators program might be just what you’re looking for!

About the Innovators

The AFS Global STEM Innovators program offers full-scholarship, 6-week domestic exchange opportunities for teens aged 14-17 who are interested in exploring STEM, sustainability, and intercultural skills. Developed by AFS and funded by bp, this program aims to empower young people to become change-makers by providing them with the skills and knowledge necessary to address global challenges.

Program Highlights

  • Hybrid virtual curriculum (5 weeks) followed by a weeklong in-person workshop
  • Focus on STEM, global competence, and sustainability, aligned with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals
  • Scholarship funding provided by bp
  • Opportunity to apply for further scholarships such as the Global STEM Accelerator or Global STEM Academy

United Kingdom Innovators

  • For teens (ages 14-17) from Aberdeen, Teesside, and South Wales, UK
  • Application deadline: June 2, 2024
  • Virtual Exchange: July 8 – August 9, 2024 (online)
  • Workshop: August 11-17, 2024 (in person) hosted in Aberdeen and Teesside

Indonesia Innovators

  • Details for the 2024 program in Indonesia to be announced soon! See Here

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Legal residents of specified postcode areas in the UK or Indonesia
  • Birthdate between January 1, 2007, and July 31, 2010
  • Demonstrated interest in STEM and sustainability
  • Ability to travel and participate in the program
  • Language proficiency and diverse backgrounds are valued

How to Apply

To apply for the 2024 UK Innovators program, submit your application by June 2, 2024. For more information about the application process and selection criteria, refer to the FAQ section below.

Apply HERE

FAQ

Who can apply?

The program is available only via scholarship award.

Residence

  • UK Innovators: Legal residents of specified postcode areas in England, Scotland, and Wales
  • Indonesia Innovators: Legal residents of Indonesia, with a focus on encouraging applicants from all provinces, especially Papua

Birthdate

Between January 1, 2007, and July 31, 2010

Language

Proficiency in English is preferred.

Interests

Interest in STEM, sustainability, and global competence.

Ability to Travel

Applicants must be able to travel and participate in the program.

Technology

Access to necessary technology for virtual components of the program.

Diversity

Diverse backgrounds and perspectives are valued and encouraged.

For further inquiries or assistance, please contact the AFS Global STEM Innovators team. Apply now and be part of the next generation of STEM leaders!