Israel Tech Challenge
Israel Tech Challenge is a not for profit company backed by the Israeli National Cyber Bureau. Located in Tel Aviv, Israel, they offer students the ability to learn from leading Israeli industry players and academics, combining inspiration and networking with actual hands-on cooperation on research and development projects.
ITC offers elite programs built with a deep focus on the STEM industry. Sourcing highly talented young professionals from Israel and around the world in order to develop their careers in technology while converging in the most in-demand skills in tech, with invaluable experience in Israel.
Graduates are screened, tested and prepared rigorously by expert mentors and professionals. Armed with these abilities, students can put their expert training and knowledge acquired in classes, standing ready to step into the Israeli tech industry. ITC’s hiring partners include leading companies such as Intel, Microsoft, Taboola, Outbrain, Apple, PayPal and more.
TC offers three kinds of scholarships:
1) Excellence Scholarships:
Exceptional candidates who apply to ITC’s Fellows (Data Science, Cyber Security, and Hardware Engineering) programs are eligible for up to 20,000 NIS.
Criteria for eligibility include:
– Academic background – Academic Institutions, type of degrees, fields of study and GPA
– Relevant work experience
– Achievements in the program’s screening process
– Other relevant credentials
2) Masa Scholarship
Foreign citizens who are eligible for Israeli citizenship according to the Israeli government / Law of return, are between the ages of 18-30 are eligible* for $4,500 and up (Fellows Programs) or $3,000 for the Coding Bootcamp.
*Students who are eligible for the grant can apply for additional need-based financial aid depending on their country of origin and income.
3) New Immigrant Scholarship
New immigrants and returning citizens are eligible for 7,000 NIS. ITC is recognized by the Israeli Ministry of Aliyah and Integration that offers new immigrants and returning citizens a Voucher Project used to assist financially in professional training.