Cambridge Immerse is a residential academic summer programme that allows middle and high school students to dive into an academic subject of their choice and explore topics in depth. For each school subject, there are programmes for 13-15-year-olds and for 16-18-year-olds. They are designed to provide a taster of what it’s like to study a subject at university level and to ignite students’ interest. The deadline to apply for a full scholarship is on 7 December 2018.
Google’s Women Techmakers program provides visibility, community, and resources for women in technology. Through this program – formerly the Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship Program – Google is furthering Dr Anita Borg’s vision of creating gender equality in the field of computer science by encouraging women to excel in computing and technology and become active leaders and role models in the field. The deadline is on 6 December 2018.
With this article we begin a series that shall provide you with information on cities that distinguish themselves as educational centers. We begin with Brno in the Czech Republic which is a city of many dimensions. Among these the city is known for its educational institutions that attract students from far and wide. With an estimated population of 1.3 million, comprises of over 20 percent that are students.
Last week we started a new series of University Cities with Brno, Czech Republic. Continuing with our series on university cities we have a look at Prague this week.
Established in 2011, the Global Change Leaders Program is a seven-week education program offered by Coady Institute’s International Centre for Women’s Leadership. This program enables women from developing countries to strengthen their leadership capacities in order to contribute to innovation and change in their organizations and communities. The program will take place on 12 August – 29 September 2019 in Canada. The deadline is on 31 October 2018.
The startup training will provide entrepreneurs with the skills they need to further support their leap into entrepreneurship and grow their businesses. To learn these skills, selected science and technology entrepreneurs will spend four days in extensive training to help improve their business ideas, perfect their pitch, and showcase their innovations during a Demo Day with business leaders, policymakers, academics, and Chief Science Advisors and equivalents from the APEC region. The deadline is on 31st of August.
Young people from all over the globe are welcome to apply for the International Sustainability School that will take place from 2nd to 13th of September in Mombasa, Kenya. Deadline to apply is today, August 10, so hurry up to submit your applications.
Young people from Commonwealth countries are welcome to take part in Commonwealth100, a new, free, crowd-sourced, experiential, online leadership development program. The program aims to equip a new generation of young leaders with skills relevant to the 21st century, with the Open Source Leadership model. The program runs every month for three weeks and can be completed in your own time. The application process is ongoing.
Young people from all over the globe are welcome to apply for the Obama Foundation Scholars. This is a full time program for the duration of the academic year. Scholars will receive a Master of Arts degree from the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy when they successfully complete the program. The deadline is on November 1st.
Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program is offering around 100 scholarships to young people who are looking forward to study at Stanford University. The deadline to apply is on September 12th.