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Cyber Security Scholarship for Persons with Disabilities

Cyber Security Scholarship for Persons with Disabilities

Cyber Security Scholarship for Persons with Disabilities

Cyber Security Zone is excited to introduce the Breaking Barriers Cyber Security Scholarship for Persons with Disabilities in Pakistan. This scholarship initiative aims to empower individuals with disabilities by offering them comprehensive cyber security training and guidance, fostering inclusivity and diversity in the cybersecurity landscape.

Why Choose this Scholarship?

  • Equal Opportunities:Break through barriers and gain access to valuable cyber security training tailored to accommodate the needs of persons with disabilities.
  • Career Advancement: Equip yourself with essential skills and knowledge in cybersecurity, paving the way for a successful career in this critical field.
  • Empowerment and Inclusivity:Join a supportive community that values diversity and empowers individuals with disabilities to excel in cybersecurity.

Scholarship Benefits:

  • Comprehensive Cyber Security Training: Free Access training programs covering a wide range of cybersecurity topics, including but not limited to ethical hacking, network security, and incident response.
  • Industry-Recognized Certifications: Earn certifications that validate your expertise and enhance your employability in the cybersecurity sector.
  • Personalized Mentorship and Guidance: Receive one-on-one mentorship and career guidance from experienced professionals at Cyber Security Zone, tailored to your unique needs and goals.
  • Networking Opportunities:Connect with fellow scholarship recipients and industry experts, expanding your professional network and fostering collaboration.

What You Will Need:

  • Unofficial transcripts from your current or most recent educational institution. If awarded degrees, transcripts are preferred.
  • One Letter of Recommendation highlighting your skills, abilities, and potential for success in completing a cybersecurity program. Academic references are preferred, but professional references are also accepted.
  • Resume/CV – No more than 3 pages maximum.
  • Essay questions to be filled out in the application:
  • Describe why you should be chosen to receive this cybersecurity scholarship and what unique attributes you bring to the program.
  • Explain why this scholarship is important to you and how it will contribute to your career goals.
  • Share insights into your personal and educational backgrounds.
  • Reflect on what inspired you to pursue a career in cybersecurity and how you envision contributing to the field.
  • Outline your plans for “paying it forward” by supporting other individuals with disabilities in the cybersecurity field once you’ve established your career.
  • Highlight any contributions to the cybersecurity field, volunteer work, or extracurricular activities, and their significance to you.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Persons with disabilities residing in Pakistan.
  • Passionate about cybersecurity and technology.
  • Demonstrated academic excellence.
  • Strong work ethic and commitment to learning
  • Completed or enrolled in any computer science/information technology (e.g., Information Security, Cyber Security, Artificial Intelligence) graduation degree program.

Selection Process

Shortlisted applicants will undergo an online interview to assess their suitability for the program. Selection will be based on a combination of academic merit, demonstrated interest in cybersecurity, and potential for success in the field.

Join us in breaking barriers and creating opportunities for persons with disabilities in Pakistan’s cybersecurity sector. Apply now for the Breaking Barriers Cyber Security Scholarship and embark on a transformative journey towards a rewarding career in cyber security.

The deadline for applications is April 30, 2024.

Apply Now

Please upload the following documents:
1): Transcripts from your current (or most recent) educational institution. 2): One Letter of Recommendation. 3): Resume/CV (maximum 3 pages). 4): Answers to the essay questions outlined in the scholarship details.

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