Hackathons for SA: Digital Solutions for Real-World Challenges

  • U.S. Embassy in South Africa
  • Pretoria, South Africa
  • May 16, 2019
Workshops - Courses - Conferences Aerospace engineering Astronomy Biology Computer Science Chemical engineering Engineering Health Science Life Science Mathematics Medical Sciences Chemistry Civil engineering Physics Psychology Social Science Teaching/Academics Technology Veterinary medicine


Closing May 31

The U.S. Embassy in South Africa announces an open competition for organizations interested in implementing a series of four hackathons (two in Cape Town and two in Johannesburg) over a one-year period to:

  • Build technical, problem-solving, creative thinking, and collaborative skills among emerging software developers to strengthen their employability and help drive economic growth;
  • Create innovative digital solutions to key social, environmental, health, and economic challenges;
  • Strengthen people-to-people ties between the United States and South Africa through exchanges of information, experiences, and expertise.

Please follow the instructions in the full announcement.
Funding Opportunity Number: DOS-CT-201901
Closing Date for Applications: May 31, 2019
Estimated Total Program Funding: $70,000

Experience level of the applicant we want

Some work experience, Graduate, Undergraduate, College / Sixth form, High School