Welcome to the Next Scholars!

The Next Scholars program, which was launched by the Global STEM Alliance of the New York Academy of Sciences, pairs female mentors in STEM fields with undergraduate women to work together, one-on-one, over the course of a year through an innovative online platform.

If you have any questions, email us at NextScholars@nyas.org.



Registration Instructions

When applying for the Next Scholars program, please note the following: 

If you are experiencing any issues with your application please contact NextScholars@nyas.org  immediately, we will help resolve this matter.

  • To begin registration (see below right), use your email address as your username.
  • You will choose a temporary password for initial registration.
  • You will be asked to agree to our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.
  • When you reach the application form, you will be prompted to select a new, permanent password.
  • The application form should take 20-25 minutes to complete. It will time out after 30 minutes. Therefore, when you are filling out your application, be sure to save after you complete each section.
  • You must complete the Contact, Education, and Essay sections. Once you have completed these required sections on the application form, you will be prompted to save and move on to select your matching preferences.
  • Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.


If you have any questions or concerns submitting your application, please contact us at NextScholars@NYAS.org.

New User Registration

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