CyberGirls Fellowship Programme 2023 for Female Africans (Fully-funded)

Deadline: 4th of December, 2022

The CyberGirls Fellowship Programme 2023 is now accepting applications. The CyberGirls Fellowship is a free one-year program that gives girls and women between the ages of 18 and 28 the skills necessary to launch a career in cybersecurity and take advantage of job possibilities in Africa and throughout the world.
You will get mentoring and hands-on cybersecurity training during the course of the fellowship’s one-year length, become certified, and maybe be provided paid internship or work shadowing opportunities.
This program aims to better the socioeconomic standing of girls and women in underserved communities in Africa, as well as to combat poverty, cybercrime, a lack of cybersecurity professionals, gender inequality in the tech sector (particularly the cybersecurity niche), and unemployment and underemployment.


The CyberGirls Fellowship Programme is free. You would not be required to make any
payments before admission or during the programme.


  • Open to a female, aged 18 – 28 years old as of the commencement of the fellowship on
    March 24, 2023.
  • Be from and resident in an African country and passionate about (starting a career in)
  • Proficient in English and have completed High school/Secondary school;
  • Can withstand the pressures of an intensive hands-on technical training;
  • Have access to the internet and are willing to devote fully to 7 months of intensive training;
  • Not participating in a Cybersafe Foundation Programme as of application close.


Application deadline is December 4, 2022. The training will commence on March 24, 2023 and end on
October 23, 2023.


Click here to apply

Oyin Olufayo

Oyin Olufayo is a Sustainable Development Goals Advocate. A recent graduate of The School of Politics, Policy, and Governance (SPPG) She is a Technical Writer, Political Writer, and a Content Writer. Her passion for sustainable development goals has been implemented by creating tangible solutions. She has featured in grassroots initiatives like TedX, World Literacy Foundation, Spur Nation Media, FRCN, Naija Law and etc. spreading the impact of Sustainable education, and also facilitated numerous events regarding SDGs.

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