The US Embassy in partnership with AWIEF Academy is welcoming applications for its US Embassy/AWIEF Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) South Africa Program.
US Embassy/AWIEF Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) South Africa Program is a fellowship program by the US Embassy in partnership with AWIEF Academy that offers up to 125 female entrepreneurs financial aid to enable them gain business training and grow as contemporary entrepreneurs.
Deadline: 11th July 2021, 23:59 CAT
Fellowship starts: 2021-2022
Number of Awards: Up to 125
Type: Fellowship, Training
Host institution/Board: US Embassy in partnership with AWIEF Academy
Duration of Award: 8 months
Country of Fellowship: Online
Target demographic: Resident in one of the five AWE South Africa Cities: Bloemfontein, Cape Town, Durban/Pietermaritzburg, Johannesburg and Pretoria
To be eligible to apply for this fellowship program, applicants must;
° be women between 21 and 35 years of age and fluent in English
° be resident in one of the five AWE South Africa Cities: Bloemfontein, Cape Town, Durban/Pietermaritzburg, Johannesburg and Pretoria
° either have a viable business idea or have been in business for no more than 2 years
° have the ability to participate in weekly group sessions and must be able to commit 5+ hours weekly to the program
° be computer literate and can access to a laptop or computer
The Fellowship program is free-for-all.
How to Apply
To apply, applicants are advised to visit the Fellowship official website – link below – to access the online application form and more details on how to apply. All the best.