Apply Now: Andela Digital Fellowship for Kenya and Nigeria 2016
Brief description: Dream of using technology to change the world? Join the Andela movement and help ensure that while the digital revolution may have begun in Silicon Valley, its future will be written in Lagos, Nairobi, and cities across Africa.
4th September, 2016 for Kenya candidates
23rd September, 2016 for Nigerian candidates
Offered annually? No
Eligible Countries: Kenya and Nigeria
To be taken at (country): Kenya and Nigeria
Eligible Field of Interest: Software Development
About the Award: A four-year, paid Technical Leadership Program designed to shape you into an elite software developer. Through your training and work with top global technology companies, you’ll master the professional and technical skills needed to become a technology leader, both on the continent and around the world.
Selection Criteria: The highest performing participants are accepted into Andela’s four-year Technical Leadership Program.
Number of Awardees: Not stated
Value of Programme: Andela is a new kind of academic experience. It’s sort of like a university, except instead of paying tuition, you earn a healthy income and benefits. Once you’re done with basic training and ready to advance, we place you as a member of a remote team with one of our partner companies around the globe within 6 months. You’ll get to apply your new knowledge to real work, while Andela provides you with ongoing professional development and coaching to ensure that you evolve with the industry and graduate with the maximum potential for long term success.
As an Andela Fellow, you are also eligible for continued training and employment with Andela for four years. After the four year program, Andela Fellows can be expected to; start technology companies, work directly with client companies as employees or continue to help train software engineers as Andela.
Duration of Fellowship: 4 years
How to Apply: All candidates need to go through the Home Study curriculum to understand the very basics of software development. Applicants that read through our Home Study curriculum thoroughly have a better chance of getting into the Andela Fellowship than those who do not. So take your time to go through the Home Study Curriculum on the Webpage even if you have not made up your mind about applying.
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Award Provider: Andela