NITDA – Coursera Scholarship Cohort 2- (FG #1millionDigitalSkills)

As part of the Federal Government’s commitment to create 1 million jobs in the digital economy, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), in partnership with Cousera, hereby offers an opportunity to build capacity that can provide you with skills for digital jobs.

About the NITDA/Coursera Scholarship

NITDA has partnered with Coursera to offer learning scholarships that will enable Nigerian citizens to obtain professional certifications from some of the world’s leading multinational tech companies (e.g. Meta, Google, IBM) and top ranked US universities. Applicants are to select one certification program each from Category A and Category B that they wish to be enrolled in.

Category A (IT Career Pathway) offers a total of 19 professional certification programs to help you kickstart a successful IT career. Each program comprises a series of related courses focused on providing deep knowledge and hands-on skills required for employment. When you complete each individual course within the program, you’ll earn a certificate of completion. However, the professional certification will be earned when you have completed all the required courses in the program.

Category B (Complementary Skills Pathway) offers 4 certification programs for you to choose from to complement your IT career skills and sharpen your use of digital productivity tools, entrepreneurship, or freelancing skills.

You may click on the attached  links below to read about the professional certifications before making your choice. Successful applicants will receive a Coursera license in their provided email in the form of a joining link. They will then be able to join the program and enroll on a course by clicking on that link.

Each scholar will have access to the Coursera license for a period of six (6) months. Scholars are expected to use this time to complete as many professional certifications as possible, but they can only be enrolled in one certification at a time. #1millionDigitalSkills.

The call for application starts on Wednesday, 31st May 2023 and is to close on Wednesday 14th June 2023.
The Cohort 2 training starts on Monday, 19th June 2023 for a period of 6 months.
Don’t miss this opportunity to skills that can give you access to global jobs.

How to Apply for the NITDA-COURESERA Scholarship 2023

To apply click on the apply link below, Choose one IT Career Pathway of your choice. Note; you can only choose one career pathway. After choosing fill the form with your correct email and phone number and hit the submit button

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Application Deadline: Wednesday 14th June 2023

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