Texas 4-H STEM Ambassador Applications Now Open

Online applications for the 2019-2020 STEM Ambassador team are now open through July 31.

Application link:  https://fs4.formsite.com/state4h/new/index.html

Overview video:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sKf-hqmtCTY&feature=youtu.be

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 2019-20 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 published to YouTube and the link shared on the application.

** Youth applicants will need to secure two letters that will be uploaded online or emailed.

Timeline

July 1 – Applications open

July 31 – Applications close (no extensions or exceptions will be made)

August 1-29 – Applications will be reviewed

August 30 – Applicants will be notified of acceptance

October 25-27 – Required training for new and returning members at Texas 4-H Conference Center in Brownwood

Spring 2020 meeting date and location TBD

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