Youth from the Middle East and Africa can interact with their American counterparts through cross-cultural interactions through the TechGirls Exchange Programme 2024 in the United States. The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the Department of State provides funding for the TechGirls initiative. Legacy International oversees the program’s administration.
The future generation of female leaders can enhance their abilities and follow their aspirations in science, technology, engineering, and maths with the help of TechGirls.
The TechGirls program consists of 50 hours of study at a Tech Camp with our partner, the Centre for Enhancement in Engineering Diversity at Virginia Tech, as well as skill-development seminars and contacts with some of America’s most creative innovators.
- Degree Level: Bachelor
- Host Country: United States of America
- Provided By: The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational & Cultural Affairs.
- Scholarship Value: Fully Funded
- Duration of the Program: 4 Weeks
- Deadline: 08. December. 2023
Benefits of The TechGirls Exchange Program
- The price of flying from one’s own country to the US.
- The TechGirls Leadership Programme will also pay for all travel and lodging expenses.
- Every participant receives three meals daily.
- The program pays for all local travel expenses.
- The chance to participate in historical worldwide cultural events is available to participants.
- A program for emergency health insurance covers participants.
Eligibility Criteria For The TechGirls Exchange Program
- Candidates must be citizens of one of the following nations in order to be eligible:
- the USA, the Western Hemisphere, East and Southeast Asia, the Middle East and North Africa, South and Central Asia, and Sub-Saharan Africa.
- When applying, candidates should be between the ages of 15 and 17.
- During their study term, students should be highly skilled and motivated to learn about technology, engineering, or mathematics.
- Proficiency in the English language is necessary.
- It is not necessary to have recent travel experience or prior US experience.