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EXPERIMENT DIGITAL-Summer Programme

EXPERIMENT DIGITAL-Summer Programme

Deadline: 20 May 2019
Open to: high school students
Scholarship: USD 400 scholarship

Description

The Experiment Digital is a fully-funded two-month virtual summer program that helps high school-aged youth become more civically engaged by empowering them to plan and execute a community service project. Designed to connect students across the globe without leaving their living room, participants interact through videos, discussion forums, online chats, webinars, and playing games together. Through these activities, participants develop leadership and cross-cultural communications skills, speak with peers from different countries, and design youth-led projects to create positive social change. The exchanges take place online, so students can participate from anywhere. We encourage students with diverse backgrounds to apply!

Started in 2016, The Experiment Digital is sponsored by the Stevens Initiative, a partnership aimed to increase exchanges between youth in the U.S. and the Middle East. Through this program, students from these regions take part in a cultural exchange to build friendships, mutual understanding, and global awareness.

Eligibility

  • Between the ages of 14-19 years old;
  • Currently enrolled in or have not yet completed high school;
  • Reside in the United States, Algeria, Iraq, or Yemen;
  • Have basic English language competency;
  • Have regular access to the Internet;
  • Can devote 3-4 hours each week to the program.

Scholarship

By participating in The Experiment Digital, students receive a Certificate of Completion in leadership and global issues analysis, access to the U.S. Department of State’s International Exchange Alumni network, unique project funding opportunities from the U.S. Department of State, and a $400 scholarship towards participation in one of The Experiment’s programs around the world.

How to apply?

In order to apply, please fill the application form.

For more information, please visit the official web page.

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