Girls working together

Welcome to the 1000 Girls, 1000 Futures program! 

Thank you for taking the time to apply to our 1000 Girls, 1000 Futures program. This program is a world-wide effort that pairs motivated, enthusiastic, female mentors with smart, STEM-focused high school women and gives them access to innovative programming that will help them develop essential 21st century skills. By being part of a Global STEM Alliance  program, you are participating in true, global change! 

To apply for the 1000 Girls, 1000 Futures program, mentee applicants must be: 

  • Interested in and passionate about one or more STEM areas 
  • Comfortable communicating in English 
  • Able to participate in the program for one year
  • Able to access at least one internet-capable device
  • A self-identified female
  • Between 13-19 years of age and currently attending high school, an equivalent, or in their gap year 
  • Excited about having a STEM mentor! 

The application process for the program will include: 

  • Registering name and email with a temporary password, then agreeing to our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy 
  • Continuing on to a 15-20 minute application 
  • Receiving a confirmation email after your application 

Candidates will be accepted on a rolling basis throughout the fall of 2016 and will be required to complete a training component before being matched with a mentor. Application deadline is October 14th, 2016 and final mentee selections will occur by December 1st, 2016. If you have any questions on the process, please email us at Please do not email regarding your application status before December. 

Please note: Mentor applications have closed for the 2016-2017 year. 

Are you a current program participant with a technical issue to report? Use this form here to let us know!