Cyber Shikshaa Skill Scholarship: Apply by December 31
Project Cyber Shikshaa, a joint initiative of Microsoft & Data Security Council of India (DSCI), has invited applications for the Cyber Shikshaa Skill Scholarship 2018-19, for skilling women engineering graduates in the niche field of Cyber Security through a free training program of 4-months duration, to make them Industry-ready by imparting the requisite technical skills in the domain of Cyber Security.
The program shall also entail placement assistance for the deserving candidates with the potential recruiters looking to hire for various job roles in Cyber Security.
The current scholarship opportunity is for the Cyber Shikshaa centres at Noida (UP) and Mohali (Punjab). 30 candidates will be selected for each centre on the basis of a written exam.
The scholarship is being offered by Microsoft & Data Security Council of India (DSCI) in association with the Information Security Education & Awareness (ISEA) initiative of the Ministry of Electronics & IT (MeitY).
Eligibility: Applicant must be a female Engineering Graduates (any stream) or MCA or M.Sc (IT or CS) or M.Tech degree holder, between the age of 21 and 26 years. Annual household income of the family of the applicant should be less than Rs.7 Lakhs.
Each of the selected scholars shall receive (i) Financial support to cover training cost through Microsoft CSR Program (ii) Learning through course designed by Industry experts (iii) Developing soft skills & become industry ready (iv) Dedicated Placement assistance at the end of the course (v) Opportunity to be mentored by the industry experts in cyber security.
Applications can be submitted at www.dsci.in/cyber-shikshaa latest by 31 December 2018.
The following documents will be required with each application (i) Proof of Identity (Aadhar/Voter id/Driving license) (ii) Self declaration of annual family income (iii) Certificate/Marksheet for Class XII (iv) Certificate/Mark sheet for Graduation
Eligible applicants will need to undergo a written examination for final selection.
More details on the Programme can also be had from www.dsci.in/cyber-shikshaa