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Visiola Foundation Coding Boot Camp for Young Females in Africa 2017

The Visiola Foundation is now accepting applications for the intensive 5-Week Coding Boot Camp in Abuja on July 17 – August 19, 2017.

Application Timeline: Kindly register to take the Aptitude Test at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 8, 2017.

Offered annually? Yes

Eligible Countries: Countries in Africa

To Be Taken At (Country): Abuja, Nigeria

About the Award: The Visiola Foundation’s Coding Boot Camp is an intensive five-week training program that will provide participants with a strong foundation upon which to build their careers as computer programmers and tech entrepreneurs. The boot camp will hold on July 17 – August 19, 2017. It will run from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily from Monday to Saturday. Participants will be taught the fundamentals of computer programming, including logic and reasoning, Data Structures, Algorithms, Full Stack Web Development, Python, Mobile App Development, and Graphic Design. They will work on individual assignments and group challenges to enhance their learning, critical thinking, analysis, and problem-solving abilities. The aim of the boot camp is to encourage more girls to pursue technical careers by empowering them with vital knowledge to facilitate their success.

Type: Training

Eligibility: Candidates are expected to meet all of the eligibility criteria:

  1. Must be an African woman aged 17 – 30 years.
  2. Must have received her primary and secondary education in an African country (certificates to be verified).
  3. Must be available for the full duration of the boot camp.
  4. Must register and take the Aptitude Test on July 8, 2017.

Number of Awardees: Several

Value of Scholarship: The Coding Boot Camp for Girls will include instruction in:

  • Full Stack Web Development:
    • – HTML, CSS, JavaScript
    • – Front-End Web UI Frameworks & Tools
    • – Front-End JavaScript Frameworks: AngularJS
    • – Multiplatform Mobile App Development with Web Technologies
    • – Server-side Development with NodeJS
  • Graphic Design
  • Data Structures
  • Algorithms
  • Python
  • Mobile App Development
  • Presentation Skills
  • How to ace job interviews
  • And so much more!

Duration of Scholarship: The boot camp will hold on July 17 – August 19, 2017. It will run from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily from Monday to Saturday.

How to Apply: Register Now

Visit Program Webpage for details

Award Provider: Visiola Foundation

Important Notes: There is no participation fee but registration is required and all candidates must take the Aptitude Test. Participants must be available for the entire duration of the boot camp.

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