Access Bank and Udacity are awarding 1,000 Nanodegree program scholarships in 2023. Through the Advance Africa Scholarship Program, Udacity is collaborating with Access Bank, a multinational commercial bank, to empower people in Africa who are interested in learning tech-forward skills to kick-start careers.
The program will provide hands-on learning opportunities in fields such as Data Science, Product Management, Business Analytics, Programming, and Digital Marketing. Scholarship recipients will finish a portfolio of real-world projects that demonstrate expertise in highly sought-after tech skills.
The applications will be accepted from May 9, 2023 to June 13, 2023. On June 19, 2023 challenge winners will be announced. After that, the challenge course will run from June 22, 2023 to August 3, 2023. On August 13, 2023, Nanodegree winners will be announced and finally, on August 17, 2023 Nanodegree program will begin.
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The scholarship will create upskilling opportunities for many and give them the skills required in the digital world. As the world gets increasingly reliant on digital tools, the need for tech-fluent talent grows as well-making this program a chance to begin a long-term career.
Anyone from 20 to 30 years of age and above is eligible to apply. Scholarship recipients must be prepared to invest about 5 to 10 hours per week during the Nanodegree programs. The program takes place completely online.