2018 WiSci Girls STEAM Camp Applications Open

Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
January 12, 2018

The U.S. Department of State’s Office of Global Partnerships (S/GP), has opened the application process for the 2018 WiSci (Women in Science) STEAM Camp, which will be held in Windhoek, Namibia at the Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST). The application is open to high school girls ages 15-18 in Namibia, Swaziland, Kenya, Ethiopia, and the United States. A public-private partnership designed to expand STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and design, and mathematics) exposure and opportunities for adolescent girls, this year’s camp will take place June 17-June 28.

The 2018 WiSci Girls STEAM Camp is led by the U.S. Department of State alongside partners Girl Up Campaign, the Intel Corporation, Google, NASA, World Learning, and others.

Applications are being accepted online at www.girlup.org/wisci/apply. The deadline to submit applications is February 16, 2018.

Full criteria and application instructions can be found on www.girlup.org/wisci/apply.

For additional information, please contact S/GP at partnerships@state.gov or visit http://www.state.gov/s/partnerships.

For media inquiries, please contact Anita Ostrovsky at OstrovskyA@state.gov.

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