This page contains all you need to know about the NITDA Coursera Scholarship for Nigerians 2024. You will also get see how you can easily apply for the scholarship in less than 2 minutes, and wait patiently to be selected amongst the cohorts. The application deadline date is also revealed on this page.
NITDA Coursera Scholarship for Nigerians 2024
The Federal Government of Nigeria has opened an application link for free IT training for selected Nigerians. The training is in partnership with the National Information Technology Agency (NITDA) and Coursera, a US-based online course provider.
The cohort 3 training will focus on software development, Data Analysis, Cybersecurity, UI/UX design and so on.
This information was disclosed in a statement in Abuja, made by NITDA’s head of corporate affairs and external relations, Hadiza Umar. She said the training aligns with the agency drive to implement President Tinubu’s plan to create one million digital jobs in the ICT sector.
The NITDA spokesperson stated that the agency and Coursera plans to train 8,000 Nigerians annually in a cohort of 4,000 each for 24,000 in three years. She said that Coursera will provide NITDA’s selected learners access to world-class educational content from top Universities and Yale, Google, Meta, IBM, and other industry leaders.
Mrs Hadiza also said that the partnership with the online learning platform will give Nigerian students access to Coursera Professional Certificate portfolio.
The Scheme Aligns With the 3MTT Initiative
According to the statement disclosed by NITDA’s spokesperson, the cohort 3 skills will focus on the 3 Million Tech Talent (3MTT) scheme of the Ministry of Communications, Innovations and Digital Economy.
participants will be trained in UI/UX Design, Data Analysis, Cybersecurity, Software development, Quality Assurance, Product management etc.
How to Apply for the NITDA Coursera Scholarship for Nigerians 2024
If you are interested in applying for the NITDA Coursera Scholarship for Nigerians in 2024, then click the button link below.
Deadline Date/Duration of Application
The application for the NITDA Coursera Scholarship for Nigerians is open from January 24 to February 10, 2024. This simply means the deadline date for the application is February 10, 2024.
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