NITDA and Coursera Learning Scholarships for Nigerian Citizens
The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has entered into a collaborative partnership with Coursera, aiming to provide learning scholarships to Nigerian citizens.
These scholarships are designed to facilitate the acquisition of professional certifications from globally renowned tech giants such as Meta, Google, IBM, and prestigious US universities.
In this initiative, applicants are required to choose one certification program from each of the two defined categories (Category A and Category B) to pursue.
Category A: IT Career Pathway
Category A encompasses a selection of 20 professional certification programs tailored to kickstart a successful career in Information Technology (IT).
Each program is meticulously crafted, consisting of a series of interconnected courses.
These courses are designed to impart in-depth knowledge and hands-on skills crucial for employment in the IT sector.
Upon completion of individual courses, participants receive certificates of completion.
However, the coveted professional certification is earned upon successfully completing all the required courses within the chosen program.
Category B: Complementary Skills Pathway
For those seeking to complement their IT career skills, Category B offers four certification programs.
These programs aim to enhance participants’ proficiency in digital productivity tools, entrepreneurship, or freelancing skills.
The flexibility of choice allows individuals to tailor their learning experience to align with their career goals and aspirations.
Exploring Certification Programs
To assist applicants in making informed choices, attached program links provide detailed information about the professional certifications offered.
Prospective participants are encouraged to review these materials before finalizing their selection.
Enrollment Process and Duration
Successful applicants will receive a Coursera license via email, delivered as a joining link.
This link grants access to the chosen program, enabling participants to enroll in individual courses.
Each scholar enjoys a six-month access period to their Coursera license.
During this timeframe, scholars are expected to diligently pursue professional certifications, with the provision that they can only be enrolled in one certification at a time.
Core Skills and Certification Courses
Within the certifications, participants will encounter courses aligned with the 3MTT 12 core skills.
These skills include Software Development, UI/UX Design, Data Analysis & Visualization, Quality Assurance, Product Management, Animation, AI/Machine Learning, Cybersecurity, Game Development, Cloud Computing, Dev Ops, and Data Science.
Interested individuals can apply for these learning scholarships by following the link provided HERE.
Application link links.nitda.gov.ng/coursera2401
Additionally, successful applicants can anticipate receiving a Coursera license in their provided email upon acceptance.
This license, in the form of a joining link, enables scholars to embark on their chosen certification journey.
As a commitment to fostering continuous learning, the program aims to equip individuals with valuable skills essential for thriving in the dynamic field of Information Technology.Share on Facebook «||» Share on Twitter «||» Share on Reddit «||» Share on LinkedIn