Welcome to #GoalDigger: our resource series providing opportunities and information for young women of color to conquer the world. Each month, we'll be posting a round-up of the top opportunities our team has collected. The world is hungry for our voices and talent, and we're here to start the connections.
Girl Up Teen Advisors
Apply to advise the United Nation’s GirlUp program, which empowers women across the world. As a teen advisor, you’ll attend the annual Girl Up Leadership Summit in Washington D.C., advise Girl Up on organizational strategy, and gain critical leadership skills.
Eligibility: You must be between 9th-12th grade
Requirements: Essays, video submission, recommendation letter
Deadline: February 18, 2019
Kenyon Young Writers Studio
Kenyon Young Writers Studio provides teen writers with a nurturing, inspiring environment in which to hone their craft. Held in a serene campus and run by professionals with experience in the writing industry, the workshop promises two weeks of intense literary study and an exploration of the boundaries of creative writing.
Requirements: essay, transcript, recommendation letter, (optional) financial aid information
Deadline: March 1st, 2019
Clark Scholars Program
The Clark Scholars Program gives gifted, driven students the opportunity to work with distinguished professors in almost every field. The seven-week-long blend of seminars, discussions, and field trips is free with a $750 stipend, and international students are encouraged to apply.
Eligibility: Must be seventeen years old by June 17th, 2019
Requirements: essays, transcript, recommendation letter
Deadline: February 22, 2019
Girl Up Summer Immersion Program
The Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program gives young girls exposure to the industry of computer science through working with professionals, attending workshops, and working towards a final product. The program’s mission is uplifting women in STEM and empowering young women with the technological tools to be the changemakers of the future.
Eligibility: must currently be a sophomore or junior
Requirements: essay, transcript
Deadline: Early App-- Feb 15, Regular App-- March 15