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AWELE Academy Coding Bootcamp for African Girls 2017

 Applications are now open for the first cohort of 20 participants only.This is an initial 3 week coding bootcamp (Monday – Friday, 10 am – 4 pm). Participants may register for the advanced 9 week follow up camp when this one ends. Space is extremely limited so hurry to ensure you get in. After applying, you will be contacted within 2 weeks to complete an online assessment, followed by a phone or in-person interview.

Eligible Countries: African countries

To be taken at (country): Nigeria

About the Award: Awele Institute is an immersive software engineering school for African women that also focuses on Technology Leadership and Entrepreneurship. Awele Institute is a 12 week program. The experience starts with a 4 week part-time course, Foundations, which is completed remotely before coming to campus. That’s followed by the full-time 12 week immersive, held on-campus at our Isolo headquarters in Lagos Nigeria. While on campus, students learn through a mix of lectures, hands-on workshops, projects, peer-programming, leadership, presentation, entrepreneurship, start-up ventures, pitching, team building, ethics, morals and much more!

Offered Since: 2008

Type: Bootcamp


1. Must be an African Woman above 18 years.
2. Should be completing or have completed University or Post Secondary Education.
3. Must have a strong academic background.
4. Prior experience coding or a degree in STEM is encouraged but not required.

Number of Awardees: 15 participants only

Value of Program:  

  • Great future jobs in every field – art, medicine
  • Coding is the new literacy!
  • The tech job world is amazing!
  • Coding isn’t hard

The cost for the 3 week boot camp is 80,000 Naira. However, Limited scholarship support is available.

Duration of Program : January 23rd  – February 10th, 2017

How to Apply: 

  1. You submit an application along with a coding challenge.
  2. Within two weeks of receiving your completed application, you will hear back from us regarding next steps.
  3. If selected to move forward, you will be invited to a face-to-face interview.
  4. Within two-five days of your last interview, we make a decision.

Visit Program Webpage for details

Award Provider: African Women Engineering Leadership and Entrepreneurship (AWELE)

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