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KnowBe4 Cybersecurity Scholarship 2024

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KnowBe4 Cybersecurity Scholarship 2024

About KnowBe4

KnowBe4 stands as the global leader in security awareness training and simulated phishing solutions. More than 50,000 organizations are already using the platform globally for diverse cybersecurity awareness and education.

Founded by Stu Sjouwerman- an IT and data security specialist, KnowBe4 continues to help numerous organizations to be aware of security issues such as CEO fraud, ransomware, and other social engineering tactics via their unique security training.

On the other hand, the Center for Cyber Safety and Education (Center) is a non-profit charitable trust of (ISC)2 that aims to make the cyber world secure for everyone. For this, they facilitate award-winning educational programs, training, research, and scholarships.

KnowBe4 Cybersecurity Scholarship 2024

KnowBe4 partners with the Center of Cyber Safety and Education (ISC2) to offer the KnowBe4 Women of Colour in Cybersecurity (South Africa) Scholarship. This is to promote global education and diversity in the field of cybersecurity amongst women.

The award includes 110, 000 ZAR to cover fees, tuition, books, and required electronics for the awardee. Out of this, up to 31, 900 ZAR may be used for on-campus housing.

Members of ISC2 and KnowBe4 will be awarding this scholarship based on the following Scoring Criteria:

  • Passion
  • Merit
  • Financial Need

Note:

  • KnowBe4 may pay this award at once or spread it over multiple semesters, including the summer session.
  • This is a one-time award. If you want to be considered for another scholarship, you must re-apply each year.

Eligibility Criteria

Students willing to apply for the KnowBe4 Women of Colour in Cybersecurity Scholarship 2023 must abide by the following criteria:

  • Must be a woman of color residing in South Africa
  • Must be pursuing or intend to pursue a degree that focuses on cybersecurity, information assurance, or a similar field
  • Must attend a University or college in South Africa
  • May attend online or on-campus
  • May attend full-time or part-time
  • Must be a Matric or Grade 12 student, Graduate student, or Undergraduate student.
  • Ph.D. students are NOT eligible
  • KnowBe4 and (ISC)² employees are NOT eligible

Note: 

  • If you are chosen for the award, KnowBe4 will directly pay the funds to your college or university with instructions to use it for the fees, tuition, books, and essential electronics. Plus, up to 31,900 ZAR may be used for on-campus housing. Students DO NOT get the award amount directly.
  • If KnowBe4 considers you for the award, you need to appear for a short video interview with KnowBe4. For that, you must have a camera capability via phone, tablet, or computer.

How To Apply?

Go to the following link and apply for the KnowBe4 Women of Colour in Cybersecurity (South Africa) Scholarship 2023.

KnowBe4 Women of Colour in Cybersecurity (South Africa) Scholarship 2023 Application

Documents Required

Students must attach all the required documents along with the application form:

  • Unofficial transcripts from your most recent educational institution. If you receive the award, KnowBe4 will NOT disburse the amount until it receives the official transcripts.
  • Resume/CV (3 pages maximum). Do NOT insert any links to publications.
  • Students must answer the questions listed in the application. Each answer should be a maximum of 250 words.
  • Describe your background (personal and educational) and accomplishments.
  • Explain how this scholarship will affect your cybersecurity career path. What does receiving this award mean to you?
  • Who or what motivated you to pursue a career in cybersecurity? What makes you a candidate for success in information security and what goals have you set for your professional career?
  • After graduation, if you secure a career in cybersecurity, what steps will you take to “pay it forward” by helping other women new to this field (who are currently recent graduates, in school, or in mid-career transition)?
  • Describe your contributions to the cybersecurity field including any articles, volunteer work, etc., and any other hobbies/interests/extracurricular activities and what do these mean to you? [Do NOT insert links to articles].
  • One letter of recommendation outlining the following points:
  • For how long do you know the applicant, and in what capacity?
  • What capabilities and skills does the applicant have that will help them in completing the chosen degree?
  • What additional information should we consider about the applicant?

[Note: Academic references are preferred. However, you are allowed to submit a professional letter of reference addressing the points listed above.]

Closing Date

The application deadline is 18 September 2023 at 11:59 PM SAST

Recipients will be notified by November 30, 2023

Contact Details

For inquiries related to the KnowBe4 Women of Colour in Cybersecurity (South Africa) Scholarship 2023, contact:

Email: scholarships@isc2.org
Tel: 727-493-3587

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FNB: Graduate Internships 2024

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First National Bank (FNB) invites South African unemployed graduates Internship Programme 2023 / 2024.

Internship Application Closing Date: 22 January 2024

Internship Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng

Role Purpose: To participate in on the job training by attending meetings, shadowing staff members and researching information to be used in reports to gain practical experience in the business

Responsibilities

  • Deliver exceptional service that exceeds customers’ expectations through proactive, innovative and appropriate solutions
  • Provision of an efficient execution of role responsibilities through careful and timeous planning, reporting and updating of all related information in the relevant role of learning
  • Participate in the innovation process in the business and contribute toward new innovations against objectives
  • Participation in knowledge sharing and projects to maximise skills required for the role and relevant career exploration by executing all activities required to be efficient and successful
  • Manage graduate development plan by completion of training assignments
  • Manage graduate development plan to increase own competencies and skills by attendance of training
  • Manage own development to increase own competencies
  • Live the values of the business through demonstrating and displaying of the values required in the business

Required Qualifications:

Recent Graduates / Final year University degrees in:

  • Commerce (Accounting, Business Management, Finance, Economics etc),
  • Actuarial Science,
  • Maths,
  • Statistics,
  • Engineering,
  • Marketing,
  • HR,
  • Industrial Psychology,
  • Information Systems,
  • Computer Science,
  • This is not an exhaustive list of degrees

How to Apply

Apply Online for the FNB: Graduate Internship Programme 2024

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Eskom: Graduate In Training Internships 2024

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Eskom invites South African unemployed graduates to apply for Graduate-In-Training Internship Programme 2024.

Internship Location: Western Cape, South Africa

Internship Closing Date: 12 January 2024

Business Integration & Performance Management (BIPM)

Minimum Requirements
•B Degree in Industrial Engineering/Data Science/ Commerce/Information Technology/Information Management/ Engineering

Skills and Competencies
Good communication skills
• Have the ability to understand technical concept
• Be safety conscious
• Have conscientious and self-discipline approach
• Be responsible and committed
• Have emotional resilience
• Have the ability to perform physical work
• Positive attitude
• Be able to work as part of a team

Property Management

Minimum Requirements
•B Degree in Property Management/Real Estate/Electrical/Mechanical

Skills and Competencies
Good communication skills
• Have the ability to understand technical concept
• Be safety conscious
• Have conscientious and self-discipline approach
• Be responsible and committed
• Have emotional resilience
• Have the ability to perform physical work
• Positive attitude
• Be able to work as part of a team

How to apply

Clcik here to apply for Business Integration & Performance Management (BIPM) Internships

Click here to apply for Property Management Internships

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iStore: Business Graduates Internships 2024

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iStore invites unemployed graduates to apply for Business Graduates Internship Programme 2024.

Internship Location: SandtonGauteng, South Africa

Internship Closing Date: Not specified

Join the iStore Graduate Entrepreneurial Program 

Are you a talented, ambitious, and innovative individual with a passion for technology and entrepreneurship? iStore is on the lookout for dynamic individuals like you to become part of our fast-growing company! Whether you have prior work experience or not, we welcome you to embark on an exciting journey with us.

About iStore:

At iStore, we are constantly seeking “What’s Next” – the next big idea, the next challenge, and the next opportunity to disrupt the norm. We are committed to making not only iStore but also the world a better place through innovation. As part of our Graduate Programme, you will have the chance to work on cutting-edge projects and contribute to shaping the future.

Why Choose iStore:

  • Leadership and Mentorship: Join our diverse teams and benefit from the guidance of experienced leaders who will help you navigate the multifaceted challenges and opportunities unique to iStore and other tech brands.
  • Hands-On Learning: No prior experience in our respective sectors is required. We believe in learning by doing, and you will receive on-the-job training to equip you with the skills needed to excel.

About Us:

Working at iStore’s head office (Core Group) is more than just a job; it’s a chance to build a career where your aspirations matter. Your voice will be heard, your ideas celebrated, and your potential nurtured. By joining us, you become an integral part of our progressive organization, shaping the future of some of the world’s most iconic brands.

Why Join Us:

  • Endless Possibilities: Experience the vast possibilities that only one of the best consumer electronics leaders can offer. Every project, brand, and initiative you work on will have a positive impact.

About You:

  • Educational Qualifications: A tertiary or postgraduate qualification would be advantageous.
  • South African Citizen: We welcome applications from South African citizens.
  • 1-2 Years of Experience: While experience is beneficial, it is not a requirement. We value your potential and your willingness to learn and grow with us.

If you’re ready to unleash your entrepreneurial spirit, drive innovation, and shape the future of technology, we encourage you to apply for the iStore Graduate Entrepreneurial Program today!

How to apply

Click here to apply online

iStore invites unemployed graduates to apply for Business Graduates Internship Programme 2024.

Internship Location: SandtonGauteng, South Africa

Internship Closing Date: Not specified

Join the iStore Graduate Entrepreneurial Program 

Are you a talented, ambitious, and innovative individual with a passion for technology and entrepreneurship? iStore is on the lookout for dynamic individuals like you to become part of our fast-growing company! Whether you have prior work experience or not, we welcome you to embark on an exciting journey with us.

About iStore:

At iStore, we are constantly seeking “What’s Next” – the next big idea, the next challenge, and the next opportunity to disrupt the norm. We are committed to making not only iStore but also the world a better place through innovation. As part of our Graduate Programme, you will have the chance to work on cutting-edge projects and contribute to shaping the future.

Why Choose iStore:

  • Leadership and Mentorship: Join our diverse teams and benefit from the guidance of experienced leaders who will help you navigate the multifaceted challenges and opportunities unique to iStore and other tech brands.
  • Hands-On Learning: No prior experience in our respective sectors is required. We believe in learning by doing, and you will receive on-the-job training to equip you with the skills needed to excel.

About Us:

Working at iStore’s head office (Core Group) is more than just a job; it’s a chance to build a career where your aspirations matter. Your voice will be heard, your ideas celebrated, and your potential nurtured. By joining us, you become an integral part of our progressive organization, shaping the future of some of the world’s most iconic brands.

Why Join Us:

  • Endless Possibilities: Experience the vast possibilities that only one of the best consumer electronics leaders can offer. Every project, brand, and initiative you work on will have a positive impact.

About You:

  • Educational Qualifications: A tertiary or postgraduate qualification would be advantageous.
  • South African Citizen: We welcome applications from South African citizens.
  • 1-2 Years of Experience: While experience is beneficial, it is not a requirement. We value your potential and your willingness to learn and grow with us.

If you’re ready to unleash your entrepreneurial spirit, drive innovation, and shape the future of technology, we encourage you to apply for the iStore Graduate Entrepreneurial Program today!

How to apply

Click here to apply online

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