ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2019
United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship. In the three months the application was open in 2019, over 7,000 young leaders applied to join the Class of 2019 on 1,209 campuses across 135 nations. 69 campuses worldwide (just 6%) were selected to host the 805 Millennium Fellows.
During the Millennium Fellowship, Millennium Fellows' dedicated 96,705 hours and their 422 unique projects positively impacted the lives of 564,366 people worldwide.
UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT AJEET BAINS, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2019.
Arizona State University | Arizona, United States | Advancing SDG 4 & UNAI 3
" I am absolutely honored to be a Millennium Fellow because it gives me the opportunity to help advance the goal of education for all. "
Millennium Fellowship Project: STEM Spark
Students from socioeconomically disadvantaged backgrounds often do not have the resources to do science. STEM Spark is aimed at providing students who go to title 1 schools or who often visit non-profit organizations with scientific lessons, with each lesson including a chance for students to practice science through hands on-demos.
About the Millennium Fellow
Ajeet Bains is a junior at Barrett, the Honors College at Arizona State University. He is studying biological sciences with a focus on cell biology and genetics. He is passionate about science, learning, and access to education. Ajeet also conducts lab research where he uses genetic engineering systems to study proteins involved in photosynthesis.