Google Africa certification scholarship program

Google Developer Scholarship program is currently open and is offering 30,000 scholarship opportunities and 1,000 grants for the Google Associate Android Developer, Associate Cloud Engineer certifications and,  Mobile Web Specialist.

The scholarship program is set to be delivered by Google partners Pluralsight, an Utah-based online platform for technology and developer training. And Andela, a Nigerian startup based in New York which trains and outsources African engineers and coders to work for global firms. And is scheduled to run for a period of 6 months starting from 15th May 2019.

Google Africa certification scholarship program

Application deadline: 15th May 2019. If you’re interested in this certification program, click here to apply.

Last year, Google trained approximately 10,000 African developers through its scholarship program. Digital skills training is fundamental to providing jobs for Africans in the future.

This initiative recognizes that challenge and features a learning curriculum designed to help developers become certified in Google’s Android, Web and Cloud technologies.

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Opportunities for program

Applications for the web and Android developer tracks and for a course towards becoming a Google Cloud engineer are available through training partner Pluralsight.

Some of those who complete the Google scholarship may be offered an opportunity to join Google partner company Andela as a software engineer.

Here’s how to get started

  • Register for your desired Google track
  • Take a skill assessment and receive your Pluralsight Skill IQ AND complete one or more hours of Pluralsight courses.
  • Complete an onboarding survey after registration.

What’s included:

  • Access to expert-led videos, available on-demand on the mobile app, and offline capabilities.
  • Guided skill development with curated paths and channels according to your chosen track.
  • Skill assessments that help you identify knowledge gaps and strengths.
  • Support from the Pluralsight Help Center and the Andela Learning Community to help you complete your track and prepare for your chosen Google certification exam.

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