Apply now for the Global Alliance Girls into STEM Programme


Girls aged between 13-18 years from across Scotland are being invited to apply for the next round of the 1000 Girls, 1000 Futures STEM Programme run by the Global STEM Alliance.

Students applying should:

  • Be between 13-18 years of age
  • Be currently enrolled in secondary school
  • Be willing to work with a mentor
  • Have regular and reliable access to the internet
  • Have a passion for STEM

Participating girls will be expected to contribute regularly through the online forum so they should be prepared to make this commitment before applying.

In the three years that Education Scotland has been supporting the programme, approximately 50 girls from Scotland have participated and six have been fortunate enough to be selected to attend the final summit in New York. See the blogs by Orla Nimmo and Stephanie Leitch to hear more about their experiences in New York.

Students can access the application by clicking here.

For information and resources about gender in STEM please visit Education Scotland’s National Improvement Hub:

Author: I. Menzies

Senior Education Officer for Sciences, Education Scotland

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