Online learning platform Udacity announces that it has partnered with Standard Chartered to offer 100 scholarships to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) students and technology professionals.
The fully-funded scholarships will be provided to individuals from Bengaluru and Chennai. Those who get selected as one of the 100 scholarship winners will begin their Nanodegree program.
The primary goal of Udacity and Standard Chartered is to develop a pipeline of qualified candidates who will be considered for job openings at Standard Chartered after successful completion of the program. After finishing the course, participants will obtain an official diploma and a portfolio of real-world projects.
Udacity and Standard Chartered’s course will impart fundamental knowledge and skills that the market demands to make them industry-ready. Learners will be considered for immediate job opportunities at Standard Chartered, involving data science, full-stack engineering, and blockchain development fields.
Udacity and Standard Chartered have developed three programs to train learners for specific roles, namely –
- Data Scientist – Learners will be taught subjects like NLP, computer vision, TensorFlow, deep learning, artificial intelligence, and more to help them gain real-world data science experience.
- Full-stack Software Engineer – The course will teach data modeling, SQL, full-stack app development on AWS, Azure applications, and more.
- Blockchain Developer – The program will impart essential skills like cryptography basics, blockchain fundamentals, infrastructure security, blockchain architecture, and many more.
The selected individuals will be placed in complex projects and use cases, including artificial intelligence, machine learning, and blockchain at Standard Chartered. The application process started on 2nd March and will continue till 1st April 2022.
The course will commence on 11th April and will end on 11th August 2022. The nanodegree program also includes multiple opportunities to participate in networking and mentoring sessions to learn industry best practices.
Interested candidates can apply for this scholarship from the official website of Udacity.