CyberGirls 3.0 Fellowship 2023 | Training, Mentorship & Placement
Cybersafe Foundation Calls for Applications from from African Females who are between the Ages of 18 - 28 Years and are Resident in Africa to apply for the 2023 CyberGirls 3.0 Fellowship Programme, See Eligibility, Requirements, Application Guidelines and Deadline [Tuition Free Training, Mentorship and Placement].

Tell a friend to tell a friend…CyberGirls Fellowship 3.0 application is live!

After two successful cohorts across 7 African Countries, Africa's biggest female-focused novice-to-professional, free cybersecurity training, mentorship, and placement program, the CyberGirls Fellowship is back for a bigger and more diverse third cohort.

Open to all African countries, the CyberGirls 3.0 is looking to give 1000 girls and women the opportunity to gain globally sought-after cybersecurity skills.

Are you willing to dedicate yourself to this intensive one-year fellowship? Hurry up and apply now, applications fill up fast.

CyberGirls Fellowship is a free 1-year program that equips girls and women aged 18 – 28 years old with globally sought-after cybersecurity skills, positioning them to start a career in cybersecurity and helping them to seize work opportunities within Africa and across the world.

During the one-year duration of this fellowship, you will be given hands-on cybersecurity training, and mentorship, become certification-ready, and possibly get paid internship/job shadowing opportunities.

This initiative aims to improve the socio-economic well-being of girls and women living in underserved communities in Africa and contribute to fighting poverty & cybercrime, cybersecurity skills shortage, and gender disparity in the tech industry (particularly cybersecurity niche); as well as fighting unemployment/underemployment.

This project is organized by Cybersafe Foundation and funded through sponsorships, partnerships, and financial and in-kind support from well-meaning individuals and organizations. 

Eligibility and Requirements:

  • A Female aged 18 – 28 years old as of the commencement of the fellowship – 24th March 2023
  • From and resident in an African country and passionate about (starting a career in) cybersecurity
  • 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 Program as of application close – 4th December 2022

Learning Paths

  • The learning journey begins with cybersecurity fundamentals and moves on to more specialised niche cybersecurity learning paths which fellows will decide on midway through the fellowship. Threat Intelligence
  • Vulnerability and Assessment Penetration Testing
  • Governance Risk and Compliance
  • Cloud Security
  • Incidence Analysis/Response (SOC Analyst Level 1)

Application Timeline:

CyberGirls 3.0 Fellowship 2023 | Training, Mentorship & Placement

How to Apply

For detailed application guidelines click here to download in PDF.

CyberGirls 3.0 Fellowship Program 2023 | Training, Mentorship & Placement


4th December, 2022.