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  Applications are currently open for the CyberGirls Fellowship Program. If you are a young female undergraduate or graduate aged between 18 and 28 years who wants to begin a career in cybersecurity, you may consider applying for this opportunity.
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The organizers of the CyberGirls Fellowship Program say that they’ve designed it to equip participants with the necessary skills in cybersecurity to make them ready to gain crucial, industry-recognized certifications. Besides gaining capabilities in this area, they could also get paid internships and opportunities to learn by shadowing professionals. This is the third edition of the program. It is open to participants from Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya, Ghana, Egypt, Zambia, and Rwanda. The fellowship will last for one year.
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Persons who get selected for this program will benefit from it in the following ways:
  • Receive hands-on training in cybersecurity
  • Get mentored by experienced experts
  • Could access a paid internship opportunity and the chance to shadow professionals
  • Gain a head-start on others in the journey to beginning a career in cybersecurity

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Applicants should meet these criteria:
  • Must be a girl or woman aged between 18 and 28 years
  • Should be a citizen of Nigeria, Kenya, Ghana, Egypt, Zambia, Rwanda or South Africa
  • Must be willing to take part in the program for 7 months
  • Should be interested in beginning a career in cybersecurity
Applications remain open until December 4, 2022. If you would like to apply for the CyberGirls 2023 Fellowship Program, click here Featured Image Source: Opportunities For Africans
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This article was first published on 17th November 2022 and updated on November 21st, 2022 at 7:33 pm


Ikenna Nwachukwu holds a bachelor's degree in Economics from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He loves to look at the world through multiple lenses- economic, political, religious and philosophical- and to write about what he observes in a witty, yet reflective style.

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