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Access Bank Udacity Advance Africa Scholarship Program 2022 for Young Nigerians

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Access Bank and Udacity are partnering to award 1000 scholarships to Nigerian students.  These scholarships will help people in Africa develop their skills and careers.

Access Bank Udacity Advance Africa Scholarship Programme:

Udacity has partnered with Access Bank, a multi-national commercial bank, in order to empower Nigerians who are interested to learn tech-forward skills and kick-start their careers in the banking sector in 2022.

We are proud to offer hands-on learning opportunities for fields like Business Analytics, Programming and Data Science, Product Management, Digital Marketing, and Programming. The scholarship recipients will be required to complete a portfolio of projects in real life that show mastery of highly sought-after technical skills.

Scholarship Mission

We set high standards for sustainable business practices and deliver exceptional value to our customers. We also provide innovative solutions for the communities and markets we serve.

Our core values

  • Leadership
  • Excellence
  • Empowered employees
  • Passion for customers
  • Professionalism
  • Innovation

Our solution

Access Bank and Udacity are determined to close the gap between the available tech jobs and the number of Africans working in technology by offering opportunities to those who wouldn’t otherwise have them. This starts by ensuring that there is a strong pipeline of talented and skilled tech professionals. We offer:

1000 Nanodegree scholarships available to Africans for cutting-edge, practical tech skills.

Engage with your classmates in a strong, actively managed student community.

Experts in subject matter and tutors on-demand

Individuals will be able to upskill and acquire the skills required in the digital age through scholarship. The tech industry is one of the most highly-skilled and in-demand jobs today.

Eligible Field(s):

You can take a look at our Nanodegree Programs. These programs are designed to give you the best chance of gaining practitioner-level skills and to speed up your learning.

  • Analytics for Business
  • Intro to Programming
  • Python programming for data science
  • Product Manager
  • Digital Marketing

Eligibility

All applicants aged 20 and over are encouraged to apply. The Nanodegree programs require that scholarship recipients are willing to work approximately 5-10 hours per week.

What are the prerequisites for the success of scholarship application?

Business Analytics

This program is intended for beginners and does not require any prerequisites. We recommend that you have some experience with computers and be able to download and set up applications.

Introduction to Programming

We recommend that you have experience with the internet, be able to search Google and, most importantly, the will to continue pushing forward.

Python programming for data science:

Except for basic computer skills, there are no prerequisites to this program. Basic computer operations such as opening files, folders and applications, copying, pasting, and opening and closing them should be easy for you to perform.

Product Manager

You don’t need any previous experience in Product Management. Basic computer skills are required, including the ability to navigate the Internet using an online browser, manage files, use third-party programs, and navigate through the Internet. Access to a video camera is also required.

Digital Marketing

Basic computer skills are required for students to navigate online.

Access Bank Udacity Advance Africa Scholarship Programme

Scholarships for Africans enrolled in the Nanodegree Program to acquire practical, high-demand tech skills.

Engage with your classmates in a strong, actively managed student community.

Experts in subject matter and tutors on-demand

Application Deadline

The application period for this scholarship program is open! Cohort 1’s timeline will be:

Accepted Applications: August 2 – September 30

How to apply for the Access Bank Udacity Africa Scholarship Program

Before applying, it is crucial to read all requirements on the Award Webpage

GOOD LUCK

Most Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Access Bank Scholarship Program? Access Bank and Udacity are providing 1,000 Nanodegree program scholarships to people in Africa who want to develop practical, high-demand, and cutting-edge technology skills. This scholarship will provide opportunities to upskill scholarship recipients and equip them with the skills that are needed by many tech companies.

The program takes place where? The entire program is online. The students can work anywhere they like, provided they have an internet connection.

What is the process of this scholarship program?

Phase 1: Challenge Course

Access Bank Scholarship applicants will be divided into four rolling cohorts. The first cohort will begin in September 2022. Each cohort will have 2,500 participants. The first phase of the scholarship will see students complete one of five Challenge Courses. These courses consist of course text, content, and quizzes. They are for Business Analytics, Intro To Programming, Programming For Data Science With Python, Product Management, Digital Marketing, and last for 5 weeks. This period requires that learners are prepared to spend approximately 3-5 hours each week. Participants in the Challenge Course will be able to interact with their classmates in an active student community.

Phase 2: Nanodegree program

In total, 1,000 students will be offered a scholarship in 4 cohorts. These scholarships include Business Analytics, Intro To Programming, Programming For Data Science With Python, Product Management, Digital Marketing, and Programming for Data Science With Python. Each cohort will include 250 scholarships. The first winners of the cohort will be announced in October 2022. These Nanodegree programs include expert project reviews by human project reviewers. For 2 months, applicants should expect to work approximately 5-10 hours per week.

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