The International Telecommunications Union (ITU) initiated the Girls in ICT program which aims to encourage girls to take up careers in ICT and related fields. Eswatini Communications Commission (ESCCOM) representing Eswatini has aligned itself with the initiative and have announced the Eswatini Girls in ICT Scholarship 2024, to be awarded to one (1) girl child.
The sponsorship covers the following:
Full Tuition Fees
Transport Fees-to provide twice per annum (beginning and end of the academic year)
Study Permit Fees Where Applicable
Medical Aid Cover,where relevant
Monthly Stipend To Cover Accommodation And Other incidental expenses.
The criteria for selecting potential candidates shall be based on individual merit. Students Who Apply For The Sponsorship Should Meet The Following Requirements:
Citizen of Eswatini
Have credited Sciences,Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) related Subjects.
Acceptance letter for an ICT related undergraduate degree from an accredited local or South African Higher Education Institution
Aged seventeen (17) years, or above, up to the age of twenty four (24) years
HOW TO APPLY
The qualifying young girls are to submit the following application documents:
A motivation letter – educational achievement and professional goals
Statement of results for EGCSE or equivalent
Acceptance letter from university where the applicant is enrolled with the name of the course.
Applications to be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org before close of business on the 26th January, 2024.