Currently based in Denmark, Filipinas in Tech Marilag Dimatulac and Michelle Tabirao continue their passion for advocating to help communities in the Philippines by bringing digital literacy programs and young talent upskilling with the launch of ULAP.org (Underrepresented youth Learning Assistance Program).
With the launch, the Danish for-purpose, non-stock, non-profit organization is looking for ten young Filipino IT aspirants to receive scholarship grants through their Cloud Career Kickstarter Program. The scholarship is open to all underrepresented and underprivileged college students who are passionate about Information Technology. Chosen scholars will undergo training, mentorship, and certification programs for both cloud fundamentals and specialized careers.
According to Marilag Dimatulac, Founder of ULAP.org, the vision is to create an inclusive tech community with equal opportunity for all.
“We would like to help underrepresented STEM students kickstart a career in cloud, data, and technology. Through its accessible cloud and data-driven advocacy programs, we hope to encourage more young people to pursue a career in tech,” Marilag Dimatulac says.
Applicants must be:
- a Filipino citizen.
- at least a 2nd-year college student enrolled in any STEM course.
- passionate about IT and innovation.
- dedicated to investing in personal development in the cloud, innovation, and data.
- eager to build a strong relationship in the community (ULAP’s working style is collaborative and inclusive).
- have a growth mindset as your day-to-day style.
Interested scholarship applicants may visit www.ulap.org for further information. The application period is from 08 March 2021 until 30 April 2021.