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Google Africa Certifications Scholarships (Fully-funded to learn Web and Android Programming) 2019

Building upon our pledge to provide mobile developer training to 100,000 Africans to develop world class apps, today we are pleased to announce the next round of Google Africa Certification Scholarships aimed at helping developers become certified on Google’s Android, Web, and Cloud technologies.

Application Deadline: Ongoing

Eligible Countries: Scholarships available for residents African Countries.

To be Taken at: The program takes place 100% online. You can work from wherever you want to, as long as you have a working internet connection.

About the Award: This year, Google is offering 30,000 additional scholarship opportunities and 1,000 grants for the Google Associate Android Developer, Mobile Web Specialist, and Associate Cloud Engineer certifications. The scholarship program will be delivered by their partners, Pluralsight and Andela, through an intensive learning curriculum designed to prepare motivated learners for entry-level and intermediate roles as software developers.

According to World Bank, Africa is on track to have the largest working-age population (1.1 billion) by 2034. Today’s announcement marks a transition from inspiring new developers to preparing them for the jobs of tomorrow. Google’s developer certifications are performance-based. They are developed around a job-task analysis which test learners for skills that employers expect developers to have.

Type: Training

Eligibility: To receive one of these scholarships, you

  • must be a current resident of an African country.
  • must also be at least 18 years old and complete the application in full.

Number of Awards: 30,000 scholarships and 1,000 grants

Value of Award:

  • Google is partnering with Pluralsight to give you free access to Pluralsight course content plus support from the Andela Learning Community across three skills development tracks: Mobile Web, Android and Google Cloud.
  • After completing your desired skills development track, you will be eligible to receive a Google certification grant to take Google’s Associate Android Developer, Mobile Web Specialist and Associate Cloud Engineer certification exams.

How to Apply: Interested students in Africa can learn more about the Google Africa Certifications Scholarships and apply here

Visit the Program Webpage for Details

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