Google Africa Developer Scholarship (GADS) Program 2020 for aspiring & existing developers

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Application Deadline: May 13th 2020

Grow with Google, Andela and Pluralsight have partnered to provide a new program to support software developers in Africa on Android, Google Cloud and Mobile Web skills development tracks. The aim of this program is to continuously engage with aspiring and existing developers to help them become professional developers with skills that can get them opportunities after the program.

The Google Africa Developer Scholarship (GADS) program gives you free access to Pluralsight course content plus support from the Andela Learning Community in your chosen skills development track. After completing your desired track, you may be eligible to receive a Google certification grant to take Google’s Associate Android Developer or Associate Cloud Engineer certification exams. Mobile web learners will not be eligible for certification.

Acceptance into this program is limited, so get started today to ensure you don’t miss out! Applicants will be prioritized for advancement based on onboarding survey completion, amount of Pluralsight content consumed and other target demographics.

In order to participate in the Google Africa Certification Scholarship program, you must be at least 18 years of age and be a resident of a country in Africa.

Application Phase

Timeframe: April 22—May 13

What you’ll get access to

Access to Pluralsight courses targeted to your interest in Google Cloud, Android, or Mobile Web. Access to skill assessments and Role IQ to measure and group your skills.

How to advance to the next session*

Register at this linkand meet the program criteria. Take the Andela onboarding survey with the same email you used to register on Pluralsight. Make sure to select which track you’re focusing on. Watch one or more hours of Pluralsight content in the track you chose.

Learning Phase 1

Timeframe: to be announced

What you’ll get access to

Even more Pluralsight courses in the track you chose. Access to the Andela learning community and mentoring through your learning journey.

How to advance to the next session*

Get a Skill IQ over 100 in your chosen track, or: Watch at least ten hours of Pluralsight courses in your track.

Learning Phase 2

Timeframe: to be announced

What you’ll get access to

Even more Pluralsight courses in the track you chose. Continued access to the Andela learning community.

How to advance to the next session*

Earn a Skill IQ over 200 in the AAD track or over 180 in the MWS or ACE track, or: Watch at least twenty hours of Pluralsight courses in your chosen track.

Projects Phase

Timeframe: to be announced

What you’ll get access to

Even more Pluralsight courses in the track you chose. Continued access to the Andela learning community.

How to advance to the next session*

Earn a Skill IQ over 200 in the AAD or ACE track or over 180 in the MWS track, or: Watch at least twenty hours of Pluralsight courses in your chosen track, and: Complete your track-specific project (AAD and MWS tracks) or complete 100% of track-related Qwiklabs (ACE track).

Certification Phase

Timeframe: to be announced

What you’ll get access to
An opportunity to take a free Google certification exam.**

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Google Africa Developer Scholarship Program 2020