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Grow with Google Professional Certificate Scholarships 2021 for African Women in Tech

Take the first step on the journey to becoming a digital professional. We’re there to support you through the journey, helping you to upskill on some of the most in-demand tech skills out there!

Application Deadline: 1st June, 2021

Eligible Countries: Kenya / Nigeria 

To be taken at (country): Online

Field/Level of Study: Professional Certificate (no prior experience required) 

About the Award:

Grow with Google, African Coding Network and Unicef have partnered to see more women enter tech related learning to earning opportunities 

There are 400 scholarship opportunities available, consisting of a 6 month professional certificate with Grow with Google, including learner support offered by the African Coding Network.

These courses include: 

  • IT Support 
  • Automation with Python
  • Project Management
  • Data Analytics 
  • UX (user experience) Design 

This forms part of a broader Unicef project, yoma, aiming to build an ecosystem of learning to earning opportunities for African Youth.  

To apply for this opportunity, Women interested in a career in tech must complete an aptitude test.  No prior experience is needed to take the test.  The test takes 40min to complete on average. Youth who complete the application process will be eligible for other opportunities with yoma and African Coding Network, including full-time tech bootcamps, internships and job opportunities. 

Eligibility Criteria: African women in Nigeria and Kenya, Aged 18-35

Number of Awardees: 400

Value of Scholarship: ±$300

Duration of Scholarship: Max 6 months, partime, or fewer, full time. 

How to Apply: Apply here

Visit Award Webpage for Details

Name of Award Provider: African Coding Network / Grow with Google

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