Call for Applications: AFS Global STEM Accelerators 2022 for Girls Worldwide

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AFS Global STEM Accelerators 2022… Do you wish to apply for the AFS Global STEM Accelerators 2022? If yes, then this informative article is for you. You will be given detailed information about AFS Global STEM Accelerators 2022, Benefits, Eligibility, And How To Apply.

This is an extraordinary, full scholarship program for girls who are active global citizens and energized to help solve some of today’s biggest global challenges.

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

The program culminates with team projects and presentations that offer potential solutions to real-world challenges, with an emphasis on climate change and the energy transition.


  • Scholars who complete the program earn the Advanced Certificate on Global Competence for Social Impact, awarded by AFS and the University of Pennsylvania Center for Social Impact Strategy.


  • Applicant must be 15-17.5 years old at the program start date;
  • Ability to participate fully, both online and in a classroom setting, in a program conducted entirely in English;
  • Interest in STEM, sustainability, and global competencies;
  • Curiosity and willingness to interact with diverse global peers and explore new cultures;
  • Have a computer, smartphone or other digital device to access the virtual program content;
  • The device should have an integrated webcam and microphone for participation in online dialogue sessions;
  • Stable internet or wifi connection (if internet or technology accessibility is an issue, AFS may be able to help)
  • Talented young women 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!

How To Apply

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

Click Here To Apply

For more information, visit AFS Global STEM Accelerators

Application Deadline: May 15, 2022

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