WomEng Fellowship South Africa 2019 for Women

WomEng Fellowship

WomEng Fellowship South Africa 2019 for Women | After School Africa

Applications for Fellowship South Africa, Womeng annual leadership, employability, innovation & entrepreneurship programme are now open! Are you ready to be part of our 2019 cohort? Apply now

Application Deadline: 19th May 2019 23h59 SAST

To be taken at (country): Johannesburg, South Africa
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About the Award: Fellowship is a leadership, employability, innovation and entrepreneurship programme for the best and brightest female students in engineering, technology and the built environment to find solutions to global challenges. WomEng Fellows are equipped with critical skills for the future of work and skills to start up their own business. 

​A key component of Fellowship is the Innovation Challenge. It allows Fellows to accelerate their next generation ideas towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), more commonly known as “The Global Goals” – 17 Goals to be achieved by 2030. WomEng Fellows are challenged to come up with engineering and technology business ideas that will contribute to the realisation of one or more of the Global Goals.

Type: Conference, Fellowship


  1. Applications are open to female engineering, technology and built environment students currently studying full-time at a South African University or University of Technology.
  2. Applicants must be in their second last to final year of undergraduate studies or full-time postgraduate studies.​
  3. Applicants must commit to attending the full programme from 03 – 06 July 2019 in Johannesburg, South Africa.
  4. Ex-Fellows are not eligible to apply.

Number of Awards: Limited

Value of Award:

  1. Exclusive access to WomEng developed resources for leadership, employability and innovation skills.
  2. Develop a business idea that can be scaled through incubation.
  3. Access to mentorship opportunities.
  4. Grow your professional network.
  5. WomEng covers all costs related to participation in the programme including travel to Johannesburg, accommodation, food and facilitation during the programme. You will be required to pay a nominal fee of R725 if selected. This is to avoid “no-shows” as there is a high demand for places.. WomEng has made provision for a small number of subsidies. This is provided on an individual needs analysis basis.

Duration of Award: 3-6 July 2019

How to Apply: 

  1. Complete the applicationform online here. Applications must be completed online. It is recommended that responses are completed offline first as you cannot save your application and return. You can download the questions here. 
  2. The deadline for submission of completed applications is Sunday, 19 May 2019, 23h59 SAST.  
  3. An expert panel will screen and shortlist applicants. Successful applicants will be contacted by June 2019.
  • It is important to go through all application requirements on the Programme Webpage (see link below) before applying

Visit Award Webpage for Details

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