We understand that as a student in Africa, finding the right scholarship opportunities can be a daunting task. This is why we are excited to announce the 2023 Udacity Access Bank Advance Africa Scholarship Program, designed specifically for African students who wish to advance their careers in technology.
This scholarship program is a partnership between Udacity, Access Bank, and Advance Africa, aimed at providing students in Africa with access to world-class education and the skills needed to succeed in the tech industry. With this scholarship, you can enroll in any of the Nanodegree programs offered by Udacity and receive full financial support for the duration of the program.
Why Choose Udacity?
Udacity is a leading online education platform that offers Nanodegree programs in various fields of study, including Artificial Intelligence, Data Science, Cloud Computing, Programming, and more. Udacity has partnered with top companies in the tech industry such as Google, IBM, and Amazon to offer programs that are industry-relevant and designed to equip students with the skills needed to succeed in today’s job market.
Through the Udacity platform, students have access to personalized learning experiences, interactive projects, and hands-on practice opportunities. With a strong focus on practical skills and real-world applications, Udacity programs are designed to help students bridge the skills gap and become job-ready in the tech industry.
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Udacity and Access Bank are committed to closing the divide between the number of tech jobs available and the number of Africans working in tech by providing opportunities to those who would not otherwise have them. That starts with ensuring a robust pipeline of trained, talented tech professionals. Together, we are offering:
- 2,000 Nanodegree program scholarships for Africans to build practical, in-demand, cutting-edge tech skills.
- Engagement with classmates in a robust, actively managed, student community.
- Subject matter experts and on-demand tutors.
The scholarship will create upskilling opportunities for individuals and give them the skills needed in the digital world. In fact, the tech industry comprises some of the highest growth, most in-demand careers today.
scholarship Eligibility Criteria
To be eligible for the 2023 Udacity Access Bank Advance Africa Scholarship Program, you must meet the following criteria:
- You must be a citizen of an African country
- You must be at least 18 years old at the time of application
- You must be proficient in English
- You must have access to a computer and reliable internet connection
- You must be able to commit to the program’s timeline and requirements
More scholarship opportunities are ongoing in countries across the world. Check out some selected opportunities below;
How to Apply
To apply for the scholarship program, follow these simple steps:
- Visit the Udacity website and choose the Nanodegree program you wish to enroll in
- Click on the “Enroll Now” button and create an account on the Udacity platform
- Complete the application form and submit your application
- Wait for the scholarship selection committee to review your application
If you are selected for the scholarship, you will receive a full scholarship to cover the cost of your chosen Nanodegree program. You will also have access to mentorship and career services to help you succeed in your studies and land your dream job in the tech industry.
Interested and qualified applicants should apply using the link below.
- May 9, 2023 – June 13, 2023: Applications Accepted
- June 19, 2023: Challenge Winners Announced
- June 22, 2023 – August 3, 2023: Challenge Course
- August 13, 2023: Nanodegree Winners Announced
- August 17, 2023: Nanodegree Begins
The 2023 Udacity Access Bank Advance Africa Scholarship Program is an excellent opportunity for African students who wish to advance their careers in technology. With this scholarship, you can gain access to world-class education and the skills needed to succeed in the tech industry. Apply now and take the first step towards a brighter future.