The need for technology worldwide is undeniable. Whether you’re an IT whiz or someone with a primary interest in simple technology, applying for scholarships in tech areas should be encouraged.
Technology scholarships are not as common as other types of scholarships. But the world would be worse off without technology, and it’s important that people continue to fund its development.
If you are hoping to break into the tech industry or hoping to level up your tech skills, then this scholarship opportunity was knitted for you.
To expand inclusiveness and increase diversity among people of color and women, Microsoft in partnership with Udacity is offering over 150 fully-funded scholarships for two data nano degree tracks.
The Scholarships will cover two broad areas for three different experience levels;
- Data Analysis and visualization using Power BI for beginners who are interested in exploring data science and visualization in solving day to day problems.
- AI Engineer using Microsoft Azure, aimed at increasing the number of experts and professionals with Azure skills to equip them to pass Microsoft certifications.
This opportunity is a fully online program, self-paced but will last for three (3) months.
For persons interested in enrolling in the data analysis program, you’re expected to have basic skills in Excel.
On the hand, the prerequisite skills for AI engineer prospects entails basic programming in python and fundamental knowledge in Azure.
Scholarships recipients stand to chalk a wide array of benefits such as free mentorship from industry experts, free certification codes valued at $165 and resume boost.
APPLICATION START DATE: 15/ 03/ 2022
APPLICATION END DATE: 18/04/ 2022
LEARNER START DATE: 26/04/2022
LEARNER END DATE: 26/06/2022