Apply for the African Women in Design Scholarship

The African Women in Design Scholarship Program was created to expand access to design education. We #ChooseToChallenge the fact that only 20% of designers in Nigeria are females. This reflects the realities of many African countries and we want to do something about it. This is why we have partnered with Geneza school of design to help 1000 women build skills in design.
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About the Design Training

The design training comprises of three comprehensive digital course paths. You can learn one of the following:
  • Product Design (UI)
  • Graphic Design
  • Brand Identity Design

The best part? Each path is a potential career and 0.05% will get access to job opportunities and our laptop program after assessment.

Application closed at 11:59pm, March 26, 2021

Application ends: 11:59 pm, March 26, 2021

First Cohort announcement: March 30, 2021

Second Cohort announcement: August 30, 2021

in partnership with Geneza School of Design

brought to you by Ingressive for Good

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I have to be a female to apply?

Absolutely. This is a women-only scholarship. If you would like to learn design and you are not a female, apply for the #I4GHNGScholarship instead.

What will I learn?

You will learn:

  • Product Design: You will learn to design websites and mobile application interfaces using Figma.
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  • Graphic Design: You will learn the principles of design, visual elements, and how to use Photoshop. View course content
  • Brand Design: You will learn how to interpret briefs, create logos, packaging, and brand assets.
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How long will the training last?

12 weeks -24 weeks depending on your chosen paths

When is the application deadline?

March 26, 2021

When will I be notified if I have been selected?

On March 30, 2021

How many scholarships are availaible?

1000.

  • 500 in the first cohort (April to August)
  • 500 in the second cohort (August to December)

Will I be given a certificate?

Yes, certificates will be provided for any of the courses

Will I be placed in a job after?

Only the top 0.05% (50 students) will be placed in jobs.

Do I need a laptop?

Yes. A laptop is most preferable. A phone is not advisable.

Do I need internet to learn?

Yes you do! To access the courses.