Hyderabad: An exciting educational program for junior scientists: the Bayer Science & Education Foundation is awarding 25 scholarships this year for the Bayer Science Camp in Denver, United States. 10 scholarships are open to school students from Germany, five each to young people from the United States and India, and for the first time another five spots to youngsters from Africa.
“Through our Science Teens Program, we want to get talented junior scientists excited about medical advancements and network them internationally,” explains Thimo V. Schmitt-Lord, Executive Director of the Bayer Foundations.
The theme of the science camps is “Life Science and Medical Health Issues,” and will again be conducted this year in partnership with the prestigious STEM Harmony education center at the University of Colorado, United States. The young people will conduct research into scientific and medical health issues under professional conditions, exchange views with scientists and perform experiments in the mountains. The camp will take place from July 25 to August 8 in Denver, Colorado.
Applicants should be between the ages of 14 and 16 and have good grades in scientific subjects, a very good command of the English language and a strong interest in medical health issues.
You can download the application form from the Bayer India website www.bayer.in (http://bayer.in/science_and_education.php)
The completed form should be submitted together with a one-page essay in English on the “Role of the life sciences in health and society,” copies of grade reports, a certificate of good health from a physician, and a passport photo to [email protected]/ [email protected] The certificate of good health from a physician must certify that students are indeed in good health and can participate in physical activities at altitudes. The deadline for applications is March 31, 2016.