Leixlip-based Intel Ireland has launched its 2013 Women in Technology scholarship programme.
The scholarship programme aims to encourage a new generation of high-achieving women to take up the challenge of a career in science and technology. The program forms part of a wider focus by Intel on empowering girls and women by fostering educational opportunities and encouraging females to participate, prosper, and lead in the global economy.
The scholarships, of which there are five in total, are open to female school leavers entering specified four year undergraduate degree courses in science and engineering and the program offers a monetary grant valued at €2,000 per annum as well as opportunities for work placements at the Intel Leixlip campus. Each scholar is also assigned a mentor who is an Intel Leixlip employee to assist and provide advice on managing their academic career.
The window for applications is open until 18th Octoberand further details, along with the online application form, can be found at www.intel.ie/womenintechnology.
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