Advance Africa is a Pan-African Digital Training Program powered by Access Bank in collaboration with Udacity and they are providing 5000 scholarships to young minds across Africa.
Do you want a chance to change the African narrative through tech? If yes, this is your opportunity.
Call for Applications
The objective of the training is to find young people who are interested in taking advantage of this opportunity in order hone their skills in digital paths and achieve mastery and at the same time have the opportunity to learn and earn for free. Participants will be part of a tech-focused community and will build their network with other young inspiring youths across Africa with the same goal.
The entire program is designed for youths to learn and carry out innovative projects that brings solution to real-world problems that will enable them to level up their skills, earn badges/nanodegrees and be ready for the future of work!
Benefits of the Training
• Fully Remote Learning Experience
Learn at your own pace, when and where it’s convenient for you.
• Quality Curriculum Developed by Experts
Developed in partnership with the world’s most innovative tech companies and taught by industry leaders.
• Opportunities for Full-Time Employment after Program
Several Opportunities to get hands-on experience with the bank largely based on project work within squads upon completion
> STEM graduate or demonstrated evidence of strong interest in pursuing IT and Digital career (supporting documents must be submitted during application)
> Consistent access to a laptop
> Consistent access to strong data network and power supply
> Commitment to the time required for the program
> Must give pre-consent during application for Udacity to share data with the bank
> Applicants must be between 20 – 30 years
Areas of Training
> Cloud Computing
> App Development
> Web Development
> Business Analytics
> Data Science
> Data Analysis
> Digital Marketing
> Product Management
The entire program requires about 10-12 months’ minimum completion time. Applicants must be willing to commit two months to complete the challenge course and another two months for the initial training phase. Only successful candidates at the first training phase will get a spot on the second training phase.