15 April 2020, 23:59.





The Global Tech Challenge

The world’s largest and most influential technology event — to reward scalable, innovative solutions that seek to empower women in four areas: Platforms,Digital skills,Online content,and Enhancing digital access.

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CES is the world’s gathering place for all those who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. It has served as the proving ground for innovators and breakthrough technologies for 50 years — the global stage where next-generation innovations are introduced to the marketplace.Owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)®, it attracts the world’s business leaders and pioneering thinkers.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Platforms.
  • Digital Skills.
  • Online content.
  • Innovative business models.

for more information about focuses area click here.

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

  • The challenge was announced on 7 Jan 2020 at the CES Tech Conference 2020.
  •  Applications open February 28, 2020.
  •  Applications will be accepted through 15 April 2020, 23:59 (everywhere on earth time).
  •  Innovators will have the opportunity to meet World Bank teams in June-July 2020.
  •  Finalists announced in October 2020 at the World Bank Annual Meetings.
  •  Winners announced at CES 2021.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • The challenge is open to all eligible for-profit and public interest organizations that are currently
    in the process of scaling solutions to bridge the gender digital divide.
  • Individuals and governments are not eligible to apply.
  •  UN Agencies are not eligible to apply.
  •  Recently registered organizations (both for-profit and not-for-profit) are eligible to apply.
  • There are no eligibility restrictions based on the size of the organization, be it a start-up, privately
    traded, or publicly traded organization.
  • There are no restrictions on the size of public interest
    organizations either.
  • There are no restrictions based on the organization’s focus area or current
    business lines.
  • Organizations that are exploring gendered effects of existent solutions are eligible
    to apply.

for more information about eligible requirements click here.

Opportunity Cost


  • registration fees for the challenge is free.

winners will:

  • Receive recognition and brand visibility at CES 2021 as a Global Tech Challenge winner.
  • Engage with governments and World Bank Group teams to potentially scale their solutions within development projects.
  • Access mentor ship from technology companies and World Bank leaders to help scale their solutions.
  • Share their stories at multiple international fora such as CES 2021, regional conferences, and the World Bank Group’s Spring and Annual Meetings.
  • Build their professional networks and raise their international profile and brand.

How to Apply

First Step: 

Equip your proposal that related to your interests from the four categories in the competition.

Second Step:

you must have an account on the website that can you make by clicking here.

Third Step:

After making an account, you will fill the field of proposal that you had prepared.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Mohamed Sayed/  Egypt

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