National Information Technology Development Agency NITDA is collaborating 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.
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. Applicants are to select one certification program each from Category A and Category B that they wish to be enrolled in.
Scholarship Sponsor(s): NITDA/Coursera, Nigeria
Host Institution(s): NITDA, Nigeria
Scholarship Worth: Fully-funded
Number of Awards: Several
Study Level: Post-Primary, BSc, MSc & PhD
Nationality: Nigerian Students
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NITDA/Coursera Scholarship for Nigerian Citizens | DETAILS
Category A (IT Career Pathway) offers a total of 19 professional certification programs to help you kick start 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 will 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.
To be eligible for NITDA/Coursera Scholarship for Nigerian Citizens, applicants are expected to meet the following conditions:
- Applicants must be Nigerian citizen
- Applicants must 18 years and above
- Applicants must be ready to complete all the required courses in the program
How-to-Apply: Interested and eligible applicants seeking for NITDA/Coursera Scholarship for Nigerian Citizens should fill and submit the application form below at the official webpage. They will then be able to join the program and enrol on a course by clicking on that link.
Application Deadline: Not Specified