GirlCodeZA Scholarship South Africa 2022 – 2023

GirlCodeZA Scholarship South Africa 2022 – 2023

ABOUT THE COMPANY – GIRLCODEZA

GirlCodeZA Scholarship South Africa | GirlCodeZA is a Non-Profit Organisation that uses technology to empower women. GirlCodeZA believes that companies and products will ultimately become more successful if more women get involved in technology, development, design, and leadership.

GirlCodeZA has three main initiatives, namely GirlCoder club, Online Coding Bootcamp, and Hackathons.
The GirlCoder club is a national network collection of coding clubs led by volunteers. These clubs are open to high school females who want to build a solid foundation in coding as well as enhance their skills and knowledge.
The Online Coding Bootcamp or ‘GirlCoder Workshops’ is a 6-month, in-person, and hands-on Bootcamp program aiming to teach girls how to become developers.
Lastly, the Hackathon is an annual event hosted in Women’s month with the focus being on getting young girls to renew, elevate, and spark an interest in coding. GirlCodeZA aims to bridge the gap in the lack of skills in technology and it believes it can be done by empowering females.

 

ABOUT THE GIRLCODEZA SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED

GirlCodeZA is inviting female students to apply for their Scholarship program: the 3-month Online Bootcamp, followed by Job Placement.

Scholarships will be awarded to 400 candidates and will run for a period of 3 months, commencing in May 2022.

The online Bootcamp program is open to unemployed female IT graduates who are interested in pursuing a career in IT or STEM. Candidates will be able to choose from 2 streams:

  • AWS Cloud Practitioner
  • Python Developer
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MORE ABOUT THE GIRLCODEZA SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME

Scholars will receive the following benefits during the program:

  • Market-relevant skills
  • Mentorship sessions with industry-specific individuals
  • Partnership with local tech giants to offer full-time employment after completing the program

 

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE GIRLCODEZA SCHOLARSHIP

Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):

  • You must be a South African citizen
  • You must be female
  • You must be between the ages of 18 and 34 years old
  • You must have completed an IT-related qualification
  • You must be unemployed
  • You must be committed to completing the entire program
  • You must have internet access
  • You must have access to a computer or laptop
  • Students with disabilities are encouraged to apply

 

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE GIRLCODEZA SCHOLARSHIP

Applications must be submitted online at GirlCodeZA Scholarship Application: Online BootCamp 2022

Note: Applicants will first be required to pass the verification stage via the above application (this will assess whether candidates are eligible for application), and thereafter they will be required to complete an Aptitude Test.
You may be required to submit supporting documentation when applying – the final list of supporting documentation will be communicated to candidates who pass the above stages and may include the following:

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Relevant qualification certificate (certified copy)
  • Proof of disability if applicable (medical/ doctors note)
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CLOSING DATE FOR THE GIRLCODEZA SCHOLARSHIP

25 April 2022 (at 17:00).
(Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.)

CONTACT THE SCHOLARSHIP PROVIDER

For any queries related to this scholarship program, please contact GirlCodeZA directly:
Email: info@girlcode.co.za

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