Cybersecurity Scholarship Program: Applications open from 10th July - 31st October, 2016

Cybersecurity Scholarship Program: Applications open from 10th July - 31st October, 2016
past about 1 month ago

Starts: Sunday, 10 July, 2016 08:00am

Ends: Monday, 31 October, 2016 06:00pm

Ticket Information

Tickets Fee Price (GHS) Quantity
Scholarship Application Form 3.0 47.00 N/A
 

Event Details

Africa suffers its fair share of cybersecurity attacks and its unsecured networks have oftentimes been used as soft targets for propelling major attacks globally. In view of creating cybersecurity awareness and training more cybersecurity professionals, Security Architectural Consult launches its Cybsecurity Scholarship Program for tertiary institutions in Ghana.

The scholarship program will award ten (10) students from tertiary institutions across the country a full cybsersecurity training and certification scholarship worth $2,000 dollars. Five (5) other students will have the opportunity to intern with the cybersecurity firm during the 2016/2017 academic year summer vacation.

 

Scholarship Application Requirements

1 - Applicant must submit an original article on any emerging topic in Cybersecurity (N.B. Not more than two (2) pages) on or before 31st October, 2016.
2 - Applicant must be enrolled as a student in any tertiary institution in Ghana or a recent graduate not more than a year (National Service Person).
3 - Applicant must be a Ghanaian or ECOWAS citizen.

 

Scholarship Package

First (1st) Prize - 10 students
* Certified Ethical Hacker (CEHv9) training from EC-Council Accredited Training Center (SAC Limited) and exam voucher for the external certification exam worth $2,000 dollars.

Second (2nd) Prize - 5 students
* (3) month internship placement with SAC cybersecurity firm during the 2016/2017 academic year summer vacation.

Winners will have their articles published in our partner magazine - Tech World Magazine (www.techworldmag.com) and on our the Cybersecurity News Blog.

The Cybersecurity Scholarship Program winners will be announced in tertiary institutions and published on our website (www.sarchcon.com) on the 30th November, 2016.

Application forms available at GHC50.

N.B. Closing date for all applications and submissions is 31st October, 2016.

For more inquiries please call: 0505748162, 0545550477, 0206364685, 0209218967, 0276196029 or Email: scholarship@sarchcon.