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For Women and Girls:  Explore ICT Opportunities

This part of the Girls in ICT Portal contains links to scholarships, contests and awards, training and internships, online networks, tech camps, information about national Girls in ICT Day events and other initiatives to encourage and support women and girls to enter the ICT sector.  Please note that any questions you may have about any of the listed programs should be directed to the program provider.

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ITU encourages academic institutions, companies, government and aid agencies, NGOs, and others that offer scholarships, contests and awards, training and internships, online networks, tech camps, and Girls in ICT Day events to add new programs and update the information posted here to keep it current.  All you need to do is register and add or edit information about your program.  The Girls in ICT Portal administrator will review your content before posting it to the public.

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posted on:09/07/14
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The QUT Re-entry scholarship supports women who have experienced a significant interruption to their academic career to update their research credentials through doctoral study. One Women's Re-entry Scholarship is usually offered in the annual scholarship round.

posted on:09/07/14
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Offers scholarships and prizes for undergraduates, postgradutes and research.

The Go for IT gURL Merit Scholarship (https://www.qut.edu.au/study/fees-and-scholarships/scholarships-and-priz...) is exclusively for women studying information technologies. 

posted on:01/01/12
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Undergraduate, Master and Doctoral scholarships for Cambodian students to study at various universities around the world.

posted on:16/09/14

Study Hall Educational Foundation (SHEF) seeks to provide education to Indian children, with a particular focus on marginalized groups like girls.  They particularly emphasize the use of new technologies, particularly through their Digital Study Hall project.

posted on:19/09/14

Provides links to international and Malaysian scholarships at all education levels beginning at nursery to Phd level. Comprehensive information, news and highlights.

Super sisters Association is a global network that includes online materials and events.  The organization seeks to inspire more young women to join technology-related and entrepreneurial fields.  

posted on:25/06/12

A fun new book presenting the diversity of IT careers.  Offers competitions, links, downloads, stories

“We promote positive role models to encourage and raise awareness of information technology careers for girls. “

The Tech Girls Movement is a non-profit organisation which has as a goal to support the development of a more diverse IT workforce, resulting in better technology for society. They do this by encouraging awareness of tech careers with minds that matter.

Fellowships are an effective modality for UNESCO to enhance the human resources and capacity-building of Member States, especially developing countries. Fellowships are specially tailored training which are designed to give qualified persons practicing or intending to practice a profession in the field of the UNESCO programme priorities an opportunity to receive additional and practical training, thus contributing to the advancement and circulation of knowledge and skill promoting development and international understanding.

UNESCO Co-Sponsors Fellowship Programmes in a variety of countries.  The UNESCO/ Poland Co-Sponsored Fellowship focuses on research in the field of Science, Technology and Engineering and one research area supported by th eUNESCO/Keizo Obuchi Research Fellowships Programme (UNESCO/Japan Young Researchers’ Fellowship Programme) is in Information and Communication Technologies.  The extra-budgetary UNESCO/ Saudi Arabia Fellowships Programme (Enhancing Palestinian Human Capital) gives special consideration to female candidates.

Provides information on IT & Engineering scholarships, mentoring,  international programmes, summer programmes, and speaker programmes.

posted on:16/09/14
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The Victorian Information Communication Technology for Women Network promotes women's entry, retention and advancement in ICT careers.

posted on:16/09/14

WeWIT is a campaign aimed at highlighting women's contributions to technology.  It includes stories of successful women in the field as well as additional resources. 

Women in Technology (WiT) is one of Queensland's most respected and active technology industry associations and a peak body for women in the technology industry in Queensland developing a sustainable and growing network of members, sponsors, supporters. WiT aims to promote the achievements of women in the technology industries via relevant events, programs, awards and networks that also provide opportunities for WiT members to grow and develop their skills. WiT has a commitment to be distinguished as a professional and credible organization. WIT is executives, researchers, academics, business owners; students... anyone involved in technology can join this committed, professional and fun community. We offer workshops Career development, Networking, Publicity, Industry recognition and more.