Seidea Cyber Scholarship

We exist to diversify the cyber-security industry globally.

We are very pleased to be launching the Seidea Cyber Scholarship, in partnership with CyLon. This initiative will initially provide four Black and Minority women in the UK with a scholarship to fund a Comptia Sec+ course and exam voucher.  This program runs annually, the dates for the 2022 Cohort will be available July 2022.

What is the Seidea Cyber Scholarship?


Seidea Cyber Scholarship, in partnership with CyLon will initially provide four Black and Minority women in the UK with a scholarship to fund a Comptia Sec+ course and exam voucher. The deadline for the application is 30th July 2021, 11.59pm BST




Who can apply?


Target Group: Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Women Age: Over 18 Location: United Kingdom (UK)




What are we looking for?


We are not looking for experts, what we look for in applications is the willingness and resillience to enter the cybersecurity industry and a strong self-awareness on your career aspiration.




When is the next application round?


This program runs annually, the dates for the 2022 Cohort will be available July 2022.




What is the timeline of the application and programme?


o July: Application Form is open for candidates to apply for the scholarship, application deadlline is on the 30th of July, 11.59 BST
o August: 12 candidates will be shortlisted for an interview which will be conducted from 16th to the 20th of August. The selected 4 finalists will be notified on the 30th of August.
o September: Individuals will be asked to purchase a Udemy Comptia Sec+ course of thier choice, which will be reimbursed when a reciept is provided. o October - December: Seidea will schedule monthly calls to support individuals in thier learning journey as well as providing career advise needed for thier professional growth in the industry.
o December: The chosen 4 finalists will inform Seidea of the date and time they would like to take the Comptia Sec+ exam. Seidea and Cylon will purchase the exam vouchers on behalf of the candidates and colloborate with the finalists on the logistics. o March 2022: Candidates will be contacted for an interview on their certification and career journey after the programme.