The computer manufacturers Dell is now calling upon motivated individuals to “develop a generation of young people across the globe prepared to connect.” In order to accomplish this goal of producing a new wave of customers for its products, Dell has started the Dell YouthConnect: India, a program intended to support individuals with ideas and plans to help connect India’s youth. The criteria are as follows:
Promote education, and incorporate math, science, literacy, and/or technology skills development for young people (ages 0 through age 17) in urban areas of India who might otherwise have limited access to or be excluded from access to such education and skills training.
Here are the dates of the initiative:
- Grant applications deadline: October 24, 2008, 5 p.m. Central Time, (GMT -6 hours)
- Selection of Grant Awards: by January 8, 2009
- Public Announcement: no later than January 16, 2009
Go here to find out more about this new endeavor by one of the largest PC makers in the world.