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National Girls in ICT Competition | Application Portal 2024/2025

National Girls in ICT Competition Application Portal 2024/2025

Are you a young girl with a passion for technology and innovation? The Federal Government invites you to apply for the National Girls in ICT Competition. You can seize the opportunity to showcase your skills, creativity, and make a lasting impact in the world of ICT.

The National Girls in ICT Competition,
launched by the Federal Government through the Ministry of Communications, Innovation, and Digital Economy, beckons you to step into the limelight of the tech world. This ground breaking initiative is not just a competition; it’s a transformative platform for secondary school girls in Nigeria to showcase their skills, unleash their creativity, and chart a path towards shaping the future of ICT. Read on to discover how you can be part of this journey.

The Federal Government, through the Ministry of Communications, Innovation, and Digital Economy, has launched the National Girls in ICT Competition a pioneering initiative poised to revolutionize the ICT landscape in Nigeria.

This competition is specifically designed to provide a platform for talented girls in secondary schools to showcase their skills, creativity, and innovation across various ICT related domains.

How to Apply for National Girls in ICT Competition

Follow the steps below:

1. Visit the official registration portal at https://ngict.fmcide.gov.ng/ngict/

2. Complete the registration form with accurate information.

3. Form a team with peers and register collectively.

4. Identify a problem in your community that can be addressed using technology.

5. Engage in the 5-day training programs organized across states.

6. Showcase your developed solution in regional competitions.

7. Present your innovative solution in the virtual pitching competition.

8. Await recognition and rewards, including certificates, scholarships, laptops, and trophies.

9. Stay updated on the competition timeline for application, regional, and virtual pitching stages.

10. Join this WhatsApp Group for updates regarding the program.

Benefits of Participation

Here are the benefits:

1. Sharpen your technical abilities in coding, programming, web development, cybersecurity, and data analytics.

2. Gain recognition and support from government agencies, educational institutions, and industry leaders.

3. Engage in workshops, mentorship programs, and networking events to enhance the learning experience.

4. Participants receive e-certificates and guidelines for setting up Girls in ICT clubs.

5. Participants receive honourable mentions and access to online courses.

6. Participants stand a chance to win scholarships, laptops, trophies, and certificates.

7. Access to opportunities for further education and development as part of the rewards for participants.

8. Be part of a transformative journey, contributing to the advancement of technology and innovation in Nigeria.

9. Address real-world problems through tech-based solutions, making a positive impact in local communities.

10. Develop leadership, problem-solving, and teamwork skills, fostering personal and professional growth.

Timeline:

  • STAGE 1 – National Call for Applications: 22nd January – 18th February 2024
  • STAGE 2 – Virtual States Pitching
    Competition: 12th March – 14th March 2024
  • STAGE 3 – Virtual National Pitching
    Competition: 16th March 2024

Don’t miss this chance to be part of a
transformative journey in the tech world. Join this WhatsApp Group for more.

TheFacts

Full Stack Developer, Backend And Frontend. And Also Bagged a HND in Computer Science at Abubakar Tatari Ali Polytechnic Bauchi.

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