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 1000girls1000futures@nyas.org. 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!