Young Ambassador Programme 2022 – 2023

We’re looking for young people who are passionate about STEM to become our Young Ambassadors for 2022 – 2023.

Our Young Ambassadors take part in a variety of exciting activities, including – conducting interviews with professionals for our YouTube channel, visiting wonderful places to review them (Covid-19 allowing), being guests at some of our events and much more.

It is an opportunity that will look great on your CV.


If selected, you will be an Ambassador for one year after which we will elect a new group.

There will be three age categories
7-9 years
10-12 years
13-14 years

All female entrants will automatically be also judged for our ‘Girls Can Ambassador’ category.

Each ambassador will receive a t.shirt stating their title.

Plus, the following year when we welcome our new ambassadors, you will help present and pass on the roles – sharing your tips and advice.

The judges –


Herb Baker

Patron of
Herb recently retired from NASA after 42 years at JSC, KSC & NASA Headquarters having worked in the Space Shuttle, Space Station & Orion program offices and managing the business office supporting Flight Operations.
He is currently on the Board of Directors for the JSC NASA Alumni League and volunteers at Space Center Houston.


Andrew Smyth

Finalist of The Great British Bake Off in 2016.
He works at Rolls-Royce – researching Future Aircraft Concepts.
He is known for the popular Baking Impossible Show.


Dr Jackie Bell

Mathematician & theoretical particle physicist – based at Imperial College London.
A contestant on the BBC’s ‘Astronauts: Do You Have What it Takes?’ programme – She was selected from from over 3,500 applicants to take part and undertake tests similar to those used in the astronaut selection at major space agencies.
Jackie has won multiple awards for her work!
She’s from Liverpool, UK.


Amelia Jane Piper

CEO/Founder/manager of
Amelia is a public speaker, science communicator, photographer, Podcaster, coder, video editor and graphics designer.
A degree student studying Earth Science bsc.
She won the title of ‘UKSEDS Outreach Ambassador of the Year 2020’ in recognition of her voluntary non-profit work.


You must be at least 7 and no older than 14 on the date entries close – 20th February 2022


Here is the timeline of dates –
6th December 2021 – Applications open
20th February 2022 – Applications close
Date to be announced – Virtual Awards Ceremony
Time to be confirmed – we will email all entrants beforehand to confirm details

In the application form you will need to answer all questions and provide a valid phone number along with email address. (this must belong to your parents/guardians).
In the final box you need to provide a link to a video – in which you explain why you would like to be an Ambassador.
Instructions for how to upload your video are included in the application form.

We look forward to receiving your entry! Young Ambassadors Programme 2022 - 2023

  • Please fill in using this format - D/M/Y
  • Only the first part of your postcode that represents the area is needed.
  • Please provide an email address of your parent or guardian. Ensure you enter a valid email address.
  • Please provide a phone number of your parent or guardian. Ensure you enter a valid number.
  • You must include a short video explaining why you would like to be a Young Ambassador. Please upload your video to YouTube and fill in the URL to the video below.
  • Please upload your video privately, by publishing your video as unlisted - so it's not visible to the public. It may help to follow these steps -
  • 1. Navigate to the YouTube website and sign in to your account.
  • 2. Click "Upload" at the top of the screen.
  • 3. Click "Select Files From Your Computer" and select the video you want to upload.
  • 4. Click "Unlisted" under 'Visibility' and the setting will be applied to the video as it uploads.
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.


Terms and Conditions

Eligibility:  Open to UK residents (England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland) aged 7 – 14.

Entries: Only one entry per person.  All additional entries will be disqualified.

There is no cash or alternative prizes, in whole or part.
The titles are not transferable and cannot be resold.

Copyright: By entering the competition, each entrant grants the Promoter a world-wide, perpetual, royalty free, sub-licensable right and licence to use reproduce, modify, adapt, publish or display (in whole or in part) any intellectual property contained in the content of their entry, without royalty, payment or other compensation. Each Entrant agrees not to assert any moral rights in relation to such use and warrants that they have full authority to grant such rights.

Judges will not enter any conversation about judging and all decisions are final.

Any personal information that entrants share will be kept secure and only used in line with these terms and conditions.
By entering the promotion, entrants agree that their information may be used to administer the competition and winners consent to give their name for winners promotional material.

By submitting the application you are granting photo/video consent for your child.

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