Access Bank/ Udacity Advance Africa Scholarship Program 2023
Applications are invited from suitably qualified African applicants for the Access Bank/ Udacity Advance Africa Scholarship Program 2023/2024 academic session. This program is eligible to candidates of all level.
This scholarship is a full funding opportunity to qualified Africa students of all study levels. Access Bank and Udacity are awarding up to 1,000 Nanodegree program scholarships to empower Africans who are interested in learning tech-forward skills to kick start careers. The scholarship will create upskilling opportunities for individuals and give them the skills needed in the digital world. This program is sponsored by Access Bank and Udacity. This scholarship is aimed at providing hands-on learning opportunities in Business Analytics, Programming, Data Science, Product Management and Digital Marketing.
Access Bank plc, commonly known as Access Bank, is a Nigerian multinational commercial bank, owned by Access Bank Group. It is licensed by the Central Bank of Nigeria, the national banking regulator. Originally a corporate bank, they expanded into personal and business banking in 2012. Access Bank and Diamond Bank merged on April 1, 2019. In conclusion of its merger with Diamond Bank, Access Bank unveiled its new logo, signalling the commencement of a new enlarged banking entity. The bank employs more than 28,000 people in 2021. After the merger, with more than 42 million of customers, Access Bank plc became the largest bank in Africa by customer base, and the largest bank in Nigeria by asset.
Udacity, Inc. is an American for-profit educational organization founded by Sebastian Thrun, David Stavens, and Mike Sokolsky offering massive open online courses. According to Thrun, the origin of the name Udacity comes from the company’s desire to be “audacious for you, the student”. While it originally focused on offering university-style courses, it now focuses more on vocational courses for professionals. It was founded in June 2011.
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Scholarship Sponsor(s): Access Bank and Udacity
Scholarship Type: Full Funding
Host Institution(s): Not specified
Scholarship Worth: Not specified
Number of Awards: Several
Study Level: All study levels
Requirement and Eligibility Criteria for Access Bank/ Udacity Advance Africa Scholarship Program 2023:
- Applicants who are 20 to 30 years of age can apply.
- Applicants should be prepared to invest about 5-10 hours per week during the Nanodegree programs.
- Applicants must demonstrate excellent academic abilities.
- Applicant must be fluent in the use of English language.
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Application Procedures for the 2023/2024 Access Bank/ Udacity Advance Africa Scholarship Program (how to apply):
Interested applicants for the Access Bank/ Udacity Advance Africa Scholarship are to complete an online application on their program of choice and provide all the necessary information. The following programs are open for application:
Business Analytics: Gain foundational data skills applicable to any industry. Collect and analyze data, model business scenarios, and communicate your findings with SQL, Excel and Tableau.
Intro to Programming: Your first step towards careers in web and app development, machine learning, data science, AI, and more.
Programming for Data Science with Python: Prepare for a data science career by learning the fundamental data programming tools: Python, SQL, Command line, and Git.
Product Manager: Envision and lead the product strategy of industry-defining products and learn to successfully bring them to market.
Digital Marketing: gain real-world experience to run live campaigns as you learn from top experts in the field.
Application Deadline: June 13, 2023
For more information about this opportunity, Visit the Official Website.