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1000 Women in Software Development: Selection and Eligibility Criteria

According to a 2022 global software developer survey , female developers make up only five percent of all respondents, demonstrating the male-dominating reality of software development jobs. The tech industry has a staggering gender imbalance and a lot of that comes from the software development arm.

Ingressive for Good is partnering with Stutern to close that gap 1000 women at a time by giving them access to software development trainings for FREE.

Selection Criteria and Eligibility

  • Must be a youth (16-40)
  • Must be female/a woman
  • Must have financial need
  • Must be a little tech-savvy
  • Have little or no skill in data
  • Proof of African citizenship
  • Must have intentions of impacting Africa with this skill
  • Must have the resources and time to take the courses
  • A history of participation in the local tech ecosystem could be a plus
  • Interested in upskilling in software development and probably pursuing a career in software development
  • Must show positive potential for – employability, potential growth rate, impact, etc.
  • In good social standing (no racial slurs, sexist slurs, or any negative social activity)
  • Other requirements deemed necessary by Ingressive For Good and Stutern.

Number of Scholarships: 1000 slots

Duration of Scholarship: 6 months

*We receive tens of thousands of applications, but there are only 1000 slots. The quality of your answers makes all the difference.

Apply here

33 Comments

  1. This course will help me to acquire more skills, the future is in tech, it will help me to build up a new career, get a well paying job, help people to realize and their goals … I have been trying other means to learn Free courses buh it kind if restrict me due to my financial circumstances, thank you as i hope to hear a positive response from you because it will be a dream come true for me

    1. You are in the right community! Opportunities will continue to come.

  2. Would love to engage in this exercise

    1. Please apply via the link in the article. Applications close on the 21st of September.

      1. Good evening
        Please how do I know if I have been selected among the 1000 ladies ?

        1. Hello Elizabeth, we sent emails to everyone. Did you check your promotion, junk, and social folder in the email inbox you registered with?

      2. I have applied but I am yet to get any notification on my mail.

        1. We have another coming up next year, don’t worry.

      3. Please I want to be part of this

        1. We have another coming up next year, don’t worry.

  3. I pray i am given the opportunity…I already applied, I would really love to be part of this great Opportunity….

  4. Thank you for this opportunity and I would be happy to be a beneficiary thereby giving me the opportunity to impact my society

    1. Next year, we will have another training opportunity. don’t worry.

  5. Thank you for providing this wonderful exercise

  6. This is a great opportunity. Thank you Ingressive For Good

  7. I applied for it. But I didn’t get a confirmation on my email what should I do?

    1. Hello Itohan. Did you check your promotion, junk, and social folder in the email inbox you registered with?

  8. I have interest

    1. Next year, we will have another training opportunity. don’t worry.

  9. Please I applied for the scholarship, how will I know I’m selected, have not gotten any mail yet!

    1. Every applicant was sent an email. Please check your spam, promotions, junk, etc.

  10. Would really love to be picked
    I need this for my growth

  11. Really nice initiative. I really wished I was selected. Best wishes to all who made it

    1. More opportunities will come don’t worry.

  12. Am so happy… I saw the link to this scholarship in our female tech community whatsapp group. I applied. I was selected. We are starting the
    process tomorrow. This is all I really needed. May God bless the team and CEO of this amazing scholarship. My life has indeed taken a different dimension.

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