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Apply: Google Announces 30,000 Scholarships For African Developers

Google has announced an additional 30,000 Android and Google Cloud training scholarships for aspiring and professional developers in Africa as part of its programme with Andela and Pluralsight.

Last year, Google disbursed 10,000 scholarships to learners at the beginner level and 5,000 to professional developers.

The programme aims to engage with existing and aspiring developers to help them build the skills they need to get a job in tech after the programme is over.

The Google Africa Developer Scholarship (Gads) programme gives participants free access to select courses, projects, embedded labs (powered by Qwiklabs) and skill assessments; plus support from the Google Developer community. The resources available in this programme will help developers build the skills necessary to get their Google certification.

Africa Developer Training Program Manager John Kimani observed: “Opportunities for software developers in Africa are at an all-time high. At Google, we have been supporting developers in Africa through community and training programs for over 10 years. Today, there are more than 180 active developer communities in 30 countries across Africa that provide developers with the opportunity to connect, learn and grow together.”

To apply for the scholarship, you have to go through these processes;

The deadline for application is 31st May 2022.