Train-to-hire stipends Grant
an IT-related degree / STEM degree relevant to the IT sector or an IT certification / diploma / training (without a local full-time employment contract at time of application) who need to gain knowledge and practical skills in mid or advanced-level value added IT services. Train-to-hire Stipend Window allows graduates to work as trainees in a local company, on local or international client-related work. The train-to-hire stipend window can cover transportation and allowances. The train-to-hire stipend is a fixed amount and will be valid for a maximum of six months. Companies must present a work plan for the trainees and make a business case for how they will contribute to the firm’s business/R&D activities. Companies will need to conduct monthly evaluations of the trainees and will need to issue full-time employment contracts (short term if necessary) for the period of train-to-hire program.
The stipend amount funded by the project can be up to $1,200, depending on the current market value for the position or technical skill, candidate experience, and technology/ project complexity. The companies will need to contribute 30 percent to the overall trainees’ remuneration. Smaller firms, firms located in Gaza, female managed firms, and women trainees will need to contribute only 20 percent to the trainee remuneration.
The following criteria will be used to assess companies’ applications:
The following criteria will be used to assess the suitability of the proposed trainees:
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