2024 Cisco/I4G CyberSecurity Scholarship

The Cisco/I4G CyberSecurity Scholarship is a collaborative initiative between Cisco and I4G aimed at empowering African youth to pursue careers in cybersecurity. This program addresses the significant shortage of skilled cybersecurity professionals, as highlighted by Cybersecurity Ventures’ report, which indicates a surge in unfilled cybersecurity job openings from 1 million in 2013 to 3.5 million in 2021.

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Despite the growing demand, many positions remain unfilled due to a talent gap, with predictions suggesting a similar number of openings in 2025.

Ingressive for Good exists to equip young Africans in need with tech skills to help them impact and contribute to the development of Africa, socially and economically. Ingressive For Good (I4G) was created to address the glaring inequities that exist within African tech ecosystems.

We award partial scholarships for tech final year students in need, to the Ivy Leagues of Africa. This financial support also provides a laptop for the student, to aid their education. Every student who receives this scholarship will automatically become a part of the I4G Alumni.

Scholarship Requirements:

  • Be an African youths
  • Be interested in building careers in Cybersecurity

Scholarship Benefits

I4G and Cisco have partnered to make sure you have free access to the course during a specified period of time.

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You will learn the following:

  • Introduction to Cybersecurity
  • Cybersecurity Essentials Management
  • Cyber Threat
  • Cloud Security
  • Network Defence
  • Endpoint Security

Duration: Although the program is self-paced, your scholarship will last for eight weeks.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified applicants should apply using the apply button below. Alternatively, you can take our Cybersecurity Fundamentals for Beginners course.

Deadline: June 18, 2024

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