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GSUSA Recruiting for White House Science Fair


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2016 White House Science Fair

We know our girls love STEM and who wouldn't jump at the opportunity to represent Girl Scouts and Southern Arizona at the WHITE HOUSE?! Here is a message from Girl Scouts of the USA, who are wanting to read all about projects happening Nationally!  

"This spring the President will host the 2016 White House Science Fair to celebrate the student innovators and future STEM leaders of our country. We are excited to announce that the White House is looking for inspiring girls and has invited Girl Scout councils to submit applications on behalf of girls with impressive STEM projects who are finalists or competitors with compelling personal stories.

If your Council or troop or girl with a winning STEM project that you would like to submit to be considered for the White House Science Fair, please send the information below to advocacy@girlscouts.org by Wednesday, February 17th

Provide short descriptions, along with any photos of the project(s) and girl(s) you may have, and be sure to include the following:

1)      Council Name, Troop #

2)      First and Last name of Girl(s), age, home city, state

3)      Girl or Team Photo and photo of STEM project

4)      Name of the competition in which girl/ team competed and any honors/awards earned

5)      Name of STEM project

6)      Short Compelling paragraph on the girl (s) , their backstory and the goal of their STEM project

We apologize for the quick turn-around for this request, but we were just notified of this wonderful opportunity for Girl Scouts over the weekend.

We look forward to your application and photos being sent to Advocacy@girlscouts.org by Wednesday, February 17!"