Elizabeth Sloane Cyber Security Grant Program
Powered through the Elizabeth Sloane Education Fund School, the Elizabeth Sloane Cybersecurity Grant Program was established to upskill Information Communication Technology Professionals in Africa and the Caribbean. This grant program is intended to increase the number of certified and qualified Black ICT professionals available within the Caribbean and Africa. Specifically focusing on Government, Telecommunication and the finance sector to support and safeguard citizens from data breaches and cybersecurity attacks.
50% - 70% subsidiary for attending Elizabeth Sloane Institute of Technology (ESIT).
Grants are available for Finance, Government, and Telecommunication Professionals ( Banking and Insurance) for Caribbean and African nationals or descendants.
Candidates must be Caribbean or African.
Must be employed to one of the above Sector.
Must have professional experience or an undergraduate degree.
Awarded based on academic excellence demonstrated through education and professional results ( a bachelor's degree, associate degree and minimum 5 years ICT professional experience) and ICT professional achievements.
Leadership potential; commitment to diversity and inclusion, equality, leading ethically, innovation and paying it forward.
How to apply
Candidates must submit a complete application form, including a scholarship essay and submit it to ESIT.
First Call - 12 October 2023
Second Call - 12 October 2024
Applications for the scholarship will be reviewed within two weeks of submissions, and results will be shared with applicants.