Google in partnership with Udacity and Andela has kicked off a scholarship program for Africa. This scheme will grant scholarships to 15,000 aspiring developers across Africa. The learning program is open to both beginner and intermediate levels in web or android development. Are you 18 or above? Do you have time to play games, watch TV or fiddle with gadgets? Do you aspire to become a web or android developer? Then read the following carefully.
In partnership with @udacity and @Andela we will be providing 15 000 scholarships to developers in Africa. This is part of our commitment to the developer ecosystem in Africa. #LaunchpadAfrica pic.twitter.com/poYWZZFeaV
— Google in Africa (@googleafrica) March 19, 2018
Application deadline: April 24, 2018.
In the first phase, you have opportunity to be one of the 15,000 selected candidates who will participate in a 2-month Udacity curated courses. The modules are tailored to suit your level of experience and interest which you indicate during application. All training are fully online and at your pace. Luckily though, you may be invited to join the Andela Learning Community (ALC).
In the second phase, 500 outstanding scholars from phase one will be selected for the full Nanodegree scholarship by Google. Duration is six month and location could be in the US. Within the period, you will acquire expertise in one of the four Nanodegree Programs. They are Mobile Web Specialist, Android Developer, Front-End Web Developer and Android Basics Nanodegree.
Benefits of the Scholarship
- You will acquire skills to jumpstart your career aspiration in mobile or web development. As an intermediate entrant, you will be able to advance your expertise
- You will gain exposure to and mastery of world-class resources designed by experts from Google and Udacity
- You will have opportunity to interact with the rapidly growing community of developers in mobile and web technologies.
The Udacity Google Africa Scholarship Program is open to individuals who meet the following criteria.
- Age: 18 years and above at the time of application;
- African Nationals or students whose county’s law does not prohibit citizen’s participation in this contest and does not disapprove of the services of Udacity.
How to Apply
Single application process applies to all, whether you are interested in web or mobile development and whether you’re a beginner or experienced. Learn more and apply through Udacity Google Africa Scholarship Program. This highly optimized application process takes between 6-10 minutes.
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