Applications to BlackBerry’s Global Women’s Initiative Now Open - Programme designed to inspire more women to enter and develop careers in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math
BlackBerry’s Global Women’s Initiative which aims to provide full, four-year tuition scholarships to outstanding women globally has officially opened to applications from women seeking degrees at accredited colleges and universities in the areas of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
Unveiled by BlackBerry’s Global Creative Director, Alicia Keys, at BlackBerry Live, the scholarship programme is the first step in BlackBerry’s long-term commitment to engage young women at every step of their education, from high school to University, and as they rise through the workforce.
In addition to providing full, four-year course tuition, BlackBerry will also offer mentorship and professional opportunities for each of the scholars who will be selected based on their academic merit and passion for entering the mobile computing industry.
Application deadline for the programme is 12am on June 27, 2013. Following this, a panel of inspirational and accomplished women, led by Alicia Keys, will choose the applicants from the pool of nominations submitted.