Mar 11, 2019

Science Clubs Brazil (CdeC)

  • Crimson Education
  • Brazil
Competition

Description

Clubes de Ciência (CdeC) is an organization that aims to promote and develop an interest in science among young people through free workshops and mentoring offered by researchers from the best universities in the world. Selected students participate in workshops focused on different themes.

During the 2017 edition in Brazil, students chose between workshops on Stem Cells and Genome Editing, Combating Epidemics, Innovation and Scientific Entrepreneurship, and the Immune System.

CdeC was founded in 2014 by Mexican doctoral candidates at Harvard and MIT with the goal of exapnding access to high-quality scientifiec instruction. The project expanded to Columba, Bolica, Brazil, Paraguay and Peru and since it's inception, has impacted moer than 4.500 students.

For more information visit the official website at: https://www.clubesdeciencia.com.br/

Type of Opportunity

Extracurricular Activity

Age Range

N/A

Competitiveness

4/5

Approximately 80 spots for students from around Brazil.

Participation Cost

$

Free to participate, although students from outside of Belo Horizonte who wish to participate will have to pay for their own travel and accommodation expenses.

Minimum Technical Skill Needed

2/5

Students must display a passion for innovative scientific ideas, creativity and curiosity in order to be selected.

Time Commitment

2/5

One week event held in July of each year.

Application Deadline

2019 application deadline not yet released.

Application Process Includes

1. Complete online registration form.

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