Accelerating Change 2005. September 16-18, Stanford University. Artificial Intelligence and Intelligence Amplification. Transforming Technology, Empowering Humanity

High School Student Scholarship Program
Sponsored by the University of Advancing Technology

This year, 10 future-interested high school students will be awarded scholarships to attend Accelerating Change 2005 courtesy of UAT, one of the nation's leading educational institutions for IT-oriented students. Education is an important part of ASF's nonprofit mission. We are honored to partner with UAT to bring young, dynamic minds to our annual event.

Directions: To apply, please submit your full name, birthdate, parent/guardian name (if under 18)
, name of school, grade level, email, mailing address, and phone number, along with your essay to ivetabrigis(at)accelerating(dot)org. Please specify "AC2005 Scholarship Program" in the email subject.

Students must be entering 9th-12th grade this fall to be eligible. An ASF committee will review the submitted essays and choose 10 to attend the conference. Applications are rolling, and you will be informed of the committee decision within ten days of receipt of your essay.

Scholarship Status: Spaces Still Available

Essay: Visions of the Future.
Please write 200-400 words (don't worry about it being perfect, just share your thoughts) that touches on ANY of the following (not necessarily all):

1. Briefly describe some positive social and technological changes that you think may happen during your lifetime.

2. Briefly describe some negative social and technological changes you are concerned may happen during your lifetime.

3. How do you imagine we can we make a better future for ourselves, our communities, and the world?

4. How would you like your government, businesses, schools, or other institutions to help you to make a better future?

Thanks for sharing your thoughts, and we hope to see you at Stanford this September!


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Acceleration Studies Foundation

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