(ISC)² Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarship – Apply Now!


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Deadline: 28-Feb-23

Applications are now open for the (ISC)² Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarship to inspire women to join the ever-growing field of Information Security. (ISC)² Women’s Scholarships are Administered by the Center for Cyber Safety and Education.

Award Details

  • Up to ten scholarships will be awarded. Each scholarship awardwill be between $1,000 – $5,000
  • If awarded: the funds will be sent to the school with instructions that it be applied to tuition, fees and books. Recipients do NOT recieve award funds.
  • Awards do not renew. You will need to reapply each year in order to be considered for another award.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Must be pursuing, or plan to pursue, a degree with a focus on cybersecurity, information assurance or similar field in the fall of 2023.
  • Must be pursuing an associates, undergraduate, graduate, or post graduate degree in 2023.
  • GPA must be at least 3.3 on a 4.0 scale (or an analogous rank based on a comparable scale).
  • You may be a citizen of any country (US citizenship not required).
  • May be attending on campus or online.
  • May be attending full time or part time
  • May be attending in the US or Internationally
  • You do not currently need to be enrolled, however no awards will be disbursed until the recipient is enrolled in a college or university.


  • Unofficial transcripts from your current (or most recent) educational institution. If awarded; no funds will be disbursed until official transcripts have been received.
  • One Letter of Recommendation outlining the following:
    • How long have you known the applicant and in what capacity?
    • What skills or abilities does the applicant have that will support him/her in completing a degree?
    • What other information about the applicant should be taken into consideration?
  • NOTE: Academic references are preferred; however, you may submit a professional letter of reference addressing the points above.
  • Resume/CV – No more than 3 pages maximum. Do not include links to publications.
  • Essay questions to be filled out in application:
    • Tell them why you should be chosen to receive this women’s cybersecurity scholarship and what makes you stand out from your peers?
    • Describe why you need the scholarship.
    • Describe your personal and education backgrounds.
    • What – or who – inspired you to pursue a career in cybersecurity? What makes you a candidate for success in information security and what are your goals for your professional career.
    • When you graduate and secure a career in their industry, what steps can you take to “pay it forward” by supporting other women (currently in school, recent graduates, mid career transition) new to their field?
    • Describe any contributions to the cybersecurity field i.e., volunteer work, articles, etc., and any other hobbies or extracurricular activities and what they mean to you. (Do not include links to articles)

For more information, visit Center for Cyber Safety and Education.

2023 The NGO Whisperer® Global Fellowship Programme: 20 Fully-Funded Scholarships Available

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Deadline: 30-Apr-23

The NGO Whisperer® Centre For Social Impact is pleased to announce its 2023 Global Fellowship Programme intake is open!

The NGO Whisperer® Global Fellowship Programme is a six-month rigorous virtual leadership programme for exceptional leaders and founders of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and social enterprises worldwide, especially those from low and middle-income countries.

Objectives of the Global Fellowship Programme

  • To build the capacity of professionals from small and medium-sized Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) and Social Enterprises who are already in positions of leadership and influence to further enhance and expand their knowledge, skills, and expertise;
  • To provide high-impact training, professional development, and cross-cultural opportunities for NGOs and Social Enterprises across the globe especially in low- and middle-income countries;
  • To create a global community of leaders, influencers, and decision-makers, who are focused on designing and implementing high-impact programmes that contribute building a sustainable world.

What to Expect

  • One-on-one online tailored mentorship and leadership coaching;
  • Online masterclasses with highly skilled faculty;
  • All access pass to The NGO Whisperer® Global Summit in 2023;
  • Access to The NGO Whisperer® Global Community and alumni network.
  • Feature on The NGO Whisperer® Magazine and Podcast.

For more information, visit The NGO Whisperer®.


VVEngage Fellowship to Advance Women’s Public Leadership and the SDGs

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Deadline: 26-Mar-23

Are you a woman leader in politics, government, or policy advocacy? The Vital Voices is excited to announce the application for the 2023 cohort of the VVEngage Fellowship!

VVEngage is a Vital Voices signature fellowship supporting outstanding women political leaders making and influencing policy across the globe. Through this fully-funded fellowship, they aim to increase the capacity, decision-making power and effectiveness of women leaders in politics and government, shifting culture around women’s public leadership and moving towards equality in public representation globally. They also aim to work towards a more inclusive and equitable world by advancing the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through policy.

Through this fellowship, Vital Voices advances women’s political leadership and the SDGs by conducting online and in-person* trainings with experts such as women leaders from the Vital Voices Global Network and professors from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government. The fellowship also connects participants to a global network of peers and mentors, such as current and former female heads of state with the Council of Women World Leaders, with whom they can brainstorm and share challenges and best practices.

Building on 25 years of leadership development work conducted by Vital Voices, the customized fellowship curriculum includes inspiring and rigorous courses in topics such as Leadership, Strategic Communications, Political Strategy and Governance. Fellows will acquire specific skills to achieve their goals and advance the SDGs in their communities.


All applicants must fall into one of these categories:

  • Appointed or elected government official at the local, state/regional, national, or international level
  • Political party leader or functionary
  • Leader of civil societyorganization whose primary function involves working directly with government or working to get more women in politics/public life
  • Political Activist
  • Politically-active community leader from marginalized and excluded community that remains on the periphery of political activity in her country
  • Mediaprofessional


The 2023 cohort of VVEngage will consist of women leaders from across the globe who will be selected based on the following criteria.

  • all applicants must fit all of the following criteria:
  • A minimum of three years in elected or appointed office, as the key decision-maker for a civil society organization, or in related political leadership work
  • Proficient in English
  • Demonstrate a commitment to the core principles of the “Vital Voices Leadership Model” – Innovative, collaborative, and driven by a clear sense of mission; engaged in her community; committed to working with different political ideologies; committed to advancing the status of women and girls; committed to transparency and good governance
  • Demonstrated leadership ability, high potential for future leadership development
  • Desire to engage with a global network of women in public life
  • At minimum, a basic understanding of the policy-making process in your community

This fellowship occurs annually, with our 2023 programming running from April to December of this year. Selected fellows are expected to participate in the full length of the fellowship including virtual trainings and events throughout the year. If health and travel restrictions allow, they will hold one in-person convening. The time commitment is an estimated eight hours per month.

For more information, visit Vital Voices.

Women’s International Fund for Education offering Scholarships to Women

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Deadline: 7-Apr-23

The Women’s International Fund for Education (WIFE) is offering Scholarships to support young women throughout the world in reaching their goals to become college/university graduates and leaders in their communities.

WIFE strives to make the world a better place by educating women showing leadership potential.

WIFE was formed in 2010 by a group of young women in California. The funds available for the scholarship were raised through the generous donations of community members and a few small businesses.

The Women’s International Fund for Education’s scholarship program is dedicated to serving young women who strive to become leaders within their community. The scholarship is designed to be the “seed” that allows each applicant to grow and develop innovative projects and careers. Scholarships will be awarded to women who demonstrate their desire to improve the quality of life in their communities as well as the state of the environment.

The Women’s International Fund for Education offers scholarships to women who show tremendous potential. The scholarship is offered for one academic year. Throughout the school year the applicant is required to update WIFE regularly, through e-mail or video chat correspondence. After the completion of the applicant’s first year, the applicant is required to fill out a survey to provide WIFE with information on their accomplishments. Applicants are encouraged to re-apply for the scholarship annually.

Eligibility Criteria

Eligible applicants must demonstrate financial need, academic ability, leadership skills, career goals and a desire to improve the welfare of their community and/or the health of the environment. To be eligible, you must:

  • Be a woman at least of age to enter college/university.
  • Demonstrate financial need.
  • Demonstrate leadership skills in your community.
  • Commit to WIFE’s binding contract and mentorship program.
  • Demonstrate the desire to improve your community and the environment.

For more information, visit Women’s International Fund for Education.

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