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2020-2021 Texas 4-H STEM Ambassador Applications DUE

July 31

Online applications for the 2020-2021 Texas 4-H STEM Ambassador team are OPEN!  Applications are DUE by July 31, 2020.

Application link:  https://texas4-hyouthdevelopment.submittable.com/submit  The application will activate on July 1.  Applicants will need to create a simple profile on Submittable in order to complete the application.

Mission

As STEM Ambassadors, our mission is to educate communities about science, technology, engineering, and math opportunities; both inside and outside of 4-H, while learning essential skills in STEM, communication, and teamwork.

Eligibility for New Members

Individuals must:

  • Be in at least the 9th grade
  • Be an active 4-H member or 4-H Adult volunteer for the 2019-2020 year, a former Tech Team member now in college, or Extension employee
  • Complete and submit application by July 31, 2019
  • Have a willingness to learn about STEM
  • Be willing to work collaboratively on a team with other youth and adults
  • Be responsive and engaged in team communications
  • Share knowledge and skills with others
  • Not serving on the 2020-21 Texas 4-H Council

To Apply

Individuals must complete the online application, which includes the following sections:

  • Overview and Expectations
  • Personal Information
  • Technology Access & Communication
  • Leadership and Teamwork
  • Experience and Future Areas of Interest
  • Technology Experience Essay
  • Personal Video Narrative*
  • Letters of Recommendation**
  • Acknowledgement and Agreement

* Youth applicants will need to record a personal 2-3 minute video reflecting “who you are and what you do”. The video must be uploaded on Submittable or published to YouTube and the link shared on the application.

** Youth applicants will need to secure two letters as part of the application.

Timeline

  • July 1 – Applications open
  • July 31 – Applications close (no extensions or exceptions will be made)
  • August 1-29 – Submitted applications will be reviewed
  • August 30 – Applicants will be notified of acceptance
  • October 9-11 – Required training for new and returning members (dependent upon COVID-19 guidelines)
  • April 16-18 – Required training (dependent upon COVID-19 guidelines)

Details

Date:
July 31
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Organizer

Virtual (Online)

Venue

Virtual Experience (Online)