About the NITDA Scholarship: NITDA has teamed with Coursera to provide learning scholarships that would allow Nigerian nationals to get professional certifications from some of the world’s major international tech organizations (e.g., Meta, Google, IBM) as well as top-ranked US colleges. Applicants must choose one certification program from Category A and Category B to enroll in.ScholarshipBoard
Category A (IT Career Pathway) provides a total of 20 professional certification programs to help you launch a successful IT career. Each program consists of a series of connected courses aimed at delivering in-depth knowledge and hands-on skills necessary for work. When you finish each course in the program, you will receive a certificate of completion. However, you will obtain the professional certification once you have completed all of the program’s required courses.NITDA Scholarship 2024 Application| How to Apply
Category B (Complementary Abilities Pathway) provides four certification programs to supplement your IT professional abilities and improve your usage of digital productivity tools, entrepreneurship, or freelancing skills.
Host Institution: National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA)
Level of study: Training
Field of Study
The fields of study 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.
Number of Scholarships: Several
Acceptance rate: Not Specified
NITDA Scholarship Value and Inclusions
Every scholar will enjoy the following benefits:
- Full Coursera license for six months.
- A wide range of professional qualifications are available.
Target Group: The scholarship is open to Nigerians
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Eligibility for the NITDA Scholarship
Applicants for the NITDA Coursera Scholarship Programme must meet all of the following criteria:
- Applicants should be Nigerian citizens.
- Applicants must select one certification program from Category A and Category B.
- Category A provides a total of 20 professional certification programs to help you launch a successful IT career.
- Category B provides four certification programs to help you supplement your IT profession and improve your usage of digital productivity tools, entrepreneurship, or freelancing abilities.
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Step-by-Step Application Guide for the NITDA Scholarship
Applicants interested in the NITDA Coursera Scholarship Programme should apply using this link: https://links.nitda.gov.ng/coursera2401. Or fill up and submit the application form online.
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The deadline for the NITDA Coursera Scholarship program 2024 application is February 5, 2024.