bp is sponsoring 50 scholarships for Global STEM Academy alumni to attend the AFS 2023 Youth Assembly, taking place this August in New York City. 

50 scholarships will support your full participation in an incredible professional development experience, as well as hotel accommodations, some meals and a travel stipend. 

Deadline to apply is May 15. Scholarship winners will be announced by June 2.   

Requirements

Candidates must meet all of the requirements below to be considered eligible for this scholarship:

  • Have participated in the AFS/bp Global STEM program in the past;
  • Have never attended the Youth Assembly before;
  • Be between 18 – 32 years old at the time of application.

Meet last year’s scholarship winners

What's the Youth Assembly?

The Youth Assembly brings together students, young professionals, and changemakers between the ages of 18 to 32 from over 100 countries worldwide. The Youth Assembly is an amazing way for you to connect with other young leaders around the world. Join us to:

  • Connect with like-minded peers, trailblazers, and influencers,
  • Develop global competence and critical skills, and
  • Transform your vision for a better future into action.

Choose to apply for one of three programs:

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The International Affairs Program

August 8 – August 13

Includes two days of international affairs activities (seminars, site visits to UN permanent mission and NGOs), three day attendance at the Youth Assembly, accommodations, and some meals. Includes $750 travel stipend, and accommodation in a double room. 

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The Changemakers Program

August 8 – August 13

Intended for young people interested in social impact, this scholarship package includes two days of social impact workshops at the Center for Social Impact and Research at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, three day attendance at the Youth Assembly, accommodations, some meals and travel. Includes $750 travel stipend, and accommodation in a double room.

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The Climate Entrepreneurship Program

August 9 – August 13

Intended for young people interested in climate change and environmental challenges and opportunities, this scholarship package includes participation in this exclusive program (more info coming soon), three day attendance at the Youth Assembly, accommodations, some meals and travel. Includes $750 travel stipend, and accommodation in a double room.

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What is included

This scholarship includes: 

  • Youth Assembly Package registration fees
  • Accommodation in double room during the whole program (shared with another delegate)
  • Travel stipend of up to $750 USD* 

*Participants with high financial need may qualify for further assistance

Please note: All Package options include full access to the conference (the 28th Session of The Youth Assembly) in New York City. 

Not included:

  • Booking of round-trip travel arrangement
  • Airport transfers
  • Visa application and fees (if applicable)
  • Travel/healthcare insurance
  • Personal incidentals and expenses
  • Transportation outside the programs

Applications are currently closed.


If you have questions, please contact us at [email protected]