CyberGirls Fellowship Programme 2023 for Female Africans (Fully-funded)

Deadline: December 4, 2022

Applications for the CyberGirls Fellowship Programme 2023 are now open. The CyberGirls Fellowship is a free 1-year programme 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.


  • The CyberGirls Fellowship Programme is free. You would not be required to make any payments before admission or during the programme.


  • Open to a female, aged 18 – 28 years old as of the commencement of the fellowship on March 24, 2023.
  • Be 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 Programme as of application close.


Application deadline is December 4, 2022. The training will commence on March 24, 2023 and end on October 23, 2023.

Click here to apply

For more information, see FAQ and visit CyberGirls Fellowship.

By Bello

Ismail Bello is a content creator and enthusiast who is passionate about youth development.