WiSci 女孩 STEAM 夏令营

无论在全球哪个地方,科学、技术、工程、数学 (STEM) 领域都存在着严重的性别失衡。 WiSci 夏令营旨在通过提供教育机会、导师机会和领导力培训,帮助消除这一差距。

2019 Camps

When and where will the 2019 camps be held?

Drumroll, please… Girl Up is excited to announce that there will be FIVE WiSci camps in 2019! Applications opened in March 2019 and close in April-June 2019. Please see below for more details.

Applications for campers from the U.S. and all participating countries to WiSci Ethiopia, WiSci Estonia, and WiSci Namibia are now closed and all applicants were notified of their application status. If an applicant to these three camps has not yet received notification it is indicative that she was not selected.

Applicants to WiSci Camps in Ethiopia, Namibia, and Estonia were notified of their application status by May 30, 2019.

Applicants to WiSci Oregon were notified of their application status by June 15.

Applicants from Albania and Montenegro to WiSci Kosovo will be notified of their application status by July 15.

2019 纳米比亚

The WiSci Girls STEAM Camp will be held in Windhoek, Namibia from June 18-29, 2019 for girls from all regions of Namibia. The camp will be hosted at the Namibia University for Science and Technology (NUST), co-implemented by Girl Up and NUST.

Ethiopia 2019

The 2019 WiSci Camp in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, that had been previously scheduled for July 3-16, 2019, has been cancelled.

Kosovo 2019

The WiSci Girls STEAM Camp will be held in Pristina, Kosovo from August 18-29, 2019 for 100 girls from the United States, Kosovo, North Macedonia, Albania, Montenegro and Serbia. The camp will be hosted at AAB College. Lodging provided by the Student Center at the University of Pristina.

Estonia 2019

The WiSci Girls STEAM Camp will be held in Tallinn, Estonia from July 14-27, 2019 for 100 girls from the countries of United States, Estonia, Poland, Latvia and Georgia. The camp will be hosted at the Tallinn University of Applied Sciences.

Oregon 2019

The WiSci Girls STEAM Camp will be held for rising 7th, 8th, and 9th grade girls in Bend, Oregon, USA from July 28 – August 3, 2019 for girls from the Pacific North West region of the United States. The camp will be hosted at Oregon State University, Cascades campus.

申请参加夏令营需要满足哪些条件?

Self-identifying girls, ages 15 to 18 at the time of the camp, with at least one year of high school remaining during the 2019-2020 school year, who are citizens or residents of participating countries.

Ethiopia 2019: citizens or residents of Ethiopia and citizens of the United States of America. The 2019 WiSci Camp in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, that had been previously scheduled for July 3-16, 2019, has been cancelled.

Kosovo 2019: citizens or residents of Kosovo and citizens of Serbia, North Macedonia, Albania, Montenegro, and the United States of America.

Estonia 2019: citizens or residents of Estonia and citizens of Poland, Latvia, Georgia, or citizens of the United States of America.

Oregon 2019: Self-identifying girls, who are rising 7th, 8th, and 9th graders for the 2019-2020 school year, who are residents of the Pacific North West region of the United States of America.

Namibia 2019: citizens or residents of Namibia.

如果有机会的话,申请人应展现出对 STEAM 领域的兴趣以及对学校和社区活动的积极参与。 我们欢迎申请人分享她们面临的、阻止她们继续在 STEAM 领域内追求教育和课外机会的任何个人及/或经济障碍。 对 STEAM 课程感兴趣且经济能力有限或其他学习机会有限的申请人会获得优先考虑。 此外,申请人还应该拥有开放的思想和对跨文化学习体验的兴趣。

WiSci 夏令营的组织方是谁?

WiSci Camp is made possible through a public-private partnership, with many partners from around the world, including U.S. Department of State, the Millennium Challenge Corporation, Girl Up, and private sector partners such as Intel and Google, NASA, the American Society for Microbiology, Microsoft, and more!

Ethiopia 2019
Partners include the U.S. Department of State, Google, Girl Up, NASA, Microsoft, the American Society for Microbiology and others, co-implemented by World Learning and Girl Up. The 2019 WiSci Camp in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, that had been previously scheduled for July 3-16, 2019, has been cancelled.

Kosovo 2019
Partners include The Millennium Challenge Corporation, Intel, Girl Up, NASA, AAB College, and others implemented by Girl Up.

Estonia 2019

Partners include the U.S. Department of State, Intel, Google, Girl Up, NASA, the Nordic Council of Ministers Office in Estonia, Telia Company, Vaimo, the Tallinn City Government, and others, implemented by Girl Up.

Oregon 2019
Partners include Intel and Girl Up, implemented by Girl Up.

WiSci Namibia 2019
Partners include the U.S. Department of State, Girl Up, and NUST.

夏令营申请什么时候截止?

April 14, 2019 at 11:59 PM ET was the deadline for all US applicants to WiSci Estonia/Kosovo/Ethiopia.

April 21, 2019 at 11:59pm was the deadline for:
Applicants from Kosovo, Serbia, and North Macedonia to WiSci Kosovo
Applicants from Georgia to WiSci Estonia

April 30, 2019 at 11:59 PM ET was the deadline for applicants from Namibia to the WiSci Namibia camp.

May 5, 2019 at 11:59 PM ET was the deadline for applicants from Estonia, Latvia, and Poland to WiSci Estonia.

June 15, 2019 at 11:59 PM ET is the deadline or until all available camper spots are claimed for US applicants from Washington and Oregon to the 7th, 8th, and 9th grade WiSci Oregon camp. It is also the deadline for girls from Albania and Montenegro to WiSci Kosovo.

入选的参与者会在什么时候收到通知?

Applicants to all international WiSci Camps in Ethiopia, Namibia, and Estonia will be notified of their application status by May 30, 2019.

Applicants to WiSci Oregon, WiSci Ethiopia, and WiSci Kosovo will be notified of their application status by June 15, or when all available camper spots are claimed.

参加夏令营的费用是多少? 住宿、餐饮和活动包括在内吗?

All selected participants will receive a scholarship to attend the camp free of charge, a value of over $5,000 USD. All costs associated with lodging, food, and activities during the camp are covered through the support of WiSci partners, in addition to transportation to/from the capital city of your home country (origin of departure). 如果参与者愿意,她们也可以随身携带少量现金,用来购买小纪念品和零食。

申请参加夏令营需要护照吗?

不。 申请参加夏令营不需要护照。However, participants will need a passport and potentially need a visa in order to travel to the host countries, once accepted.

参加夏令营的名额有多少个?

Between 70 – 100 campers at each camp.

夏令营期间,参与者将会与哪些人接触?

夏令营的参与者和青年辅导员将住在学校的宿舍。 每位辅导员负责 10 名参与者。 Camp staff will be composed of staff by Girl Up at all camps and additionally by World Learning staff at WiSci Ethiopia. All staff staying overnight on the camp premises are required to undergo a background check.

此外,培训人员以及来自谷歌和英特尔等私营合作伙伴的工作人员会在白天参与进来,教授 STEAM 课程。 还有其他导师和演讲嘉宾(包括政府官员)也会来营地访问,与夏令营的参与者交流互动。