We are writing this with reference to the 1000 Women In Design Selection Announcement initially scheduled for March 30, 2021. Due to the unexpected influx of applications we have postponed the announcement to enable us to select the best recipients for this scholarship.
We received over 17,000 applications from various parts of Africa, in various languages which was twice the amount we anticipated. The selection process will now take a little longer to ensure everyone is given a fair chance and due diligence is completed on the top applicants.
We have decided to extend the due date of announcement to give us adequate time to review all applications and select the most deserving 1000 women. The selection announcement will now take place April 6, 2021 9PM WAT and the training will commence April 12, 2021 for Cohort 1 and August 1, 2021 for Cohort 2.
We know you are all pumped up and anxious to see if you got accepted and so are we. We cannot wait to meet the 1000 women in design. If you know anyone who applied, please extend this message to them.
Again, whether or not you’re selected for the program, you’re a member of our network and there is so much more to come just for you. FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM SO YOU NEVER MISS AN UPDATE