The deadline for the application is on April 21st 2018 at 11:59PM GMT.
Decisions will then be emailed to the accepted applicants after the deadline.
***Program Dates: June 4th, 2018 to August 10th, 2018***
ARA-W, Ghana (SURP) Details:
A stipend for 2 months of participation will be provided
Research topic will be determined by the participants and their chosen research faculty
All females majoring in Science, Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) and attending a University in Ghana are eligible to apply. The application will be reviewed and our staff will select outstanding females to participate in this program.
Students who agree to participate in the summer research program are required to dedicate a good number of hours to the research for the duration of the 2 months.
Students are also expected to participate in a research symposium to present their findings to an audience. Details regarding the symposium will be provided when the students are accepted into the program.
Create a report and analysis of findings to be submitted to ARA-W, GH project coordinators and Advisory Board
Students will provide a report/take a survey rating their experience in this program
Throughout the whole summer, students will meet at the end of every week with their respective faculty mentor or a Student Advisor member to discuss the progress of their research and express any concerns
Participating students will also be required to attend all symposiums and all programs provided by the host institution/institute geared towards women empowerment and leadership training
Students who will participate in this summer research will be ARA-W alumni. All ARA-W alumni will serve as Ambassadors under the African Research Academies for Women. They will provide mentorship to the next participating students and will work to help encourage more young women to develop an interest in STEM.