#TechitLikeHer

#TechitLikeHer – Women in tech – still sounds like an oxymoron? Sadly yes.

In a country diverse country like India, where education and more importantly vocational is still prioritized for the male member of the families, we bring forth #TechitLikeHer – a scholarship program with a mind. Instead of being a regular scholarship that grants a certain sum of money for education, WileyNXT aims to train 100 Women studying technology to be job ready.

A very popular phrase is “Take it like a Man”, as much as this is an unfair disposition, so is the fact that we see lesser and lesser women in tech and even lesser making it to placements each year. So we aim to bring forth a batch of brilliant 100 women who are Job-Ready and Ready to take over the world of technology. 100 brilliant women would then go on to set an example, how vocational training in Java full stack can bring out the best of their engineering degree.

WileyNXT aims to address the lack of inclusivity for girls from difficult financial backgrounds, aspiring for careers in the field of Engineering and Technology. The campaign offers scholarships to final year female students who are yet to secure jobs.

Under the Wiley ‘TechitLikeher’ Scholarship, a total of 100 girl students from different cities will get free training on Java Full Stack worth INR 50,000. On successful completion of training and certification, the students will also receive a one-time monetary stipend of INR 11,000. And most importantly, all these candidates shall have assured placement by Wiley in any of its partner companies, with annual salaries ranging between 3-6 lakhs p.a.

This initiative is in alignment with WileyNXT‘s vision to create ‘best in class’ bridge education ecosystem to develop the workforce of the digital transformation era and bring women to play an important role in it.

Scholarship Amount

  • INR 50,000 worth of WileyNXT training + INR 11,000 (one-time stipend) per candidate

  • INR 61,00,000 worth overall scholarships for 100 students

Eligibility Criteria

  • Open to only female students. Applicants must be currently enrolled in 4th year of Engineering at AICTE recognized university/college/institution in India. (preferred streams are CSE, IT, EEE, ECE, Instrumentation)

  • Candidates must be between the age groups of 15-25 years

  • Applicants must have an academic aggregate of 60% in 10th, 12th and graduation.

  • Have a family income of less than INR 6 Lakhs per annum

  • Candidates who have taken admission in an AICTE approved college/institution are selected for Scholarship on the merit basis


Documents Required for Application

  • Duly filled application form

  • Mark Sheet of class 10 and 12 (as applicable)

  • Latest Semester Mark sheet

  • Latest College Fee receipt

  • Annual family Income certificate for the previous financial year in the prescribed format issued by an official

  • Admission letter for getting admission in a degree/diploma course issued by the Directorate of Technical Education/ Certificate issued by the Director/Principal/Head of the Institute

  • Bank account passbook seeded with the Aadhaar card indicating applicant's photograph, account number and IFSC code

  • Aadhaar card

  • Duly signed declaration by parents confirming the accuracy of information provided in the application form

Terms and Conditions:

  • In the event the candidate abandons and/or discontinues the course for which scholarship is awarded, the candidate shall no longer be eligible for the stipend and certificate of completion

  • If at any point of time during the period of scholarship or even later it is found that any of the particulars mentioned in the form are/were false and/or misleading or that the candidate has willfully suppressed any material facts, Wiley India will be at liberty to withdraw this scholarship and the consequences with regard to forfeiture of Stipend and certification as mentioned in clause above shall follow.

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