Udacity and Bertelsmann are partnering to award learners with 50000 scholarships through the Next Generation Tech Booster program. It aims to open new career opportunities for students in the lucrative fields of data science programming, cybersecurity, or front-end web development.
The applicants must be 18 years or older and have English comprehension. This program is suitable for developing job-ready skills in data science, cybersecurity, or front-end web development. The last date to apply is November 28.
Learners who apply to the program will have to select 1 of 3 tracks viz – Programming for Data Science, Front End Web Developer, and Introduction to Cybersecurity.
In phase 1, 17,000 accepted applicants will enroll in a challenge course for their selected track, in which they will learn the foundational elements of their chosen topic. In phase 2, the 500 top-performing learners from their respective challenge courses will receive a Nanodegree program scholarship.
This scholarship program aims to allow learners worldwide to develop lucrative digital skills regardless of social status or cultural background.