Write for Rights introduces students to human rights by writing letters to help 10 real young people around the world who are at risk just for their peaceful human rights activism. By participating in Write for Rights, students develop effective writing skills and experience firsthand the power of their words to make a difference.
The Clean Tech Competition is a worldwide research and design challenge for precollege youth. The program encourages scientific understanding of real-world issues and the integration of environmentally responsible energy sources.
The National Girls Collaborative Project (NGCP) awards mini-grants to girl-serving science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)–focused programs to support collaboration, address gaps and overlaps in service, and share exemplary practices.
The Captain Planet Foundation awards ecoSolution Grants to implement solution-oriented, youth-led projects that result in real environmental outcomes. Grants support the purchase of materials and other expenses required to carry out the project.
The MIT THINK Scholars Program is a nationwide educational initiative from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) that encourages high school students to turn their science, technology, and engineering ideas into reality. To participate in the program, students must submit a research proposal for consideration.