Scholarship: Udacity/Access Bank 2023 Advance Africa Scholarship Program for African Students.
Udacity and Access Bank have joined forces to empower African individuals who are interested in acquiring tech-driven skills and launching their careers. We take pride in offering immersive learning experiences in various fields, including Business Analytics, Programming, Data Science, Product Management, and Digital Marketing.
Through our collaboration, scholarship recipients will engage in hands-on projects demonstrating their mastery of highly sought-after tech skills in practical, real-world scenarios.
Given the increasing reliance on digital tools worldwide, the demand for tech-savvy professionals continues to grow. This collaboration presents a unique opportunity for individuals to embark on a long-term career journey.
Udacity and Access Bank are committed to bridging the gap between the number of available tech jobs and the representation of Africans in the tech industry. By providing opportunities to individuals who may not have had access otherwise, we strive to cultivate a strong pool of skilled tech professionals.
Together, we are pleased to offer the following benefits:
- We provide 2,000 scholarships for Africans to enrol in Nanodegree programs, allowing them to develop practical, highly sought-after, and cutting-edge tech skills.
- Active participation within a vibrant student community that is carefully supervised and managed, fostering meaningful engagement among classmates.
- Access to knowledgeable specialists in the respective subject areas and readily available tutors who can assist as needed.
This scholarship aims to provide individuals with upskilling opportunities, equipping them with the necessary skills for success in the digital realm. It is worth noting that the tech industry encompasses some of the most rapidly growing and sought-after careers in today’s job market.
About Access Bank PLC:
Access Bank Plc is a financial institution that operates across 9 African countries, the United Kingdom, and all major cities in Nigeria. Recognized as Africa’s Bank of Best Practice, Access Bank upholds strong ethical values, governance standards, and professionalism as its guiding principles.
Udacity/Access Bank Advance Africa Scholarship Program:
|Organisation||Access Bank PLC|
|Country to study||—|
|School to study||—|
|Course to study||not specified|
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|Gender||Men and Women|
|Application deadline||June 13, 2023|
Benefits Of The Scholarship Program:
All scholarship recipients are granted full access to the program without any charges. Access Bank fully covers the costs.
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- Individuals who are 20 and older are strongly encouraged to submit their applications.
- Scholarship recipients should be ready to dedicate approximately 5 to 10 hours per week to engage in the Nanodegree programs actively.
- Applicants should have a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) degree or exhibit compelling indications of a keen interest in pursuing a career in IT and Digital Fields.
- Having reliable and uninterrupted access to a laptop computer regularly.
- Having consistent access to a reliable and robust data network and a stable power supply.
- Demonstrating a dedicated commitment to allocating the necessary time required for the program.
- Applicants must provide prior consent during the application process, allowing Udacity to share data with the bank.
- Preference will be given to individuals who recently graduated from a school or university and early career professionals.
- Preference is strongly given to applicants who are located in Africa.
Interview Date, Process and Venue For The Scholarship Program:
- 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
June 13, 2023
How to Apply:
Visit the Udacity website for more details.