Africa-wide

Program

Service

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Details

Grow with Google, Pluralsight and Andela have partnered for the third consecutive year to provide the Google Africa Developer Scholarship to support software developers across Africa. 

This program aims to engage with existing and aspiring developers to help them build the skills they need to get a job in tech after the program is over. The Google Africa Developer Scholarship (GADS) program 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 program will help developers build the skills necessary to get their Google certification.  Previous participants have gone on to build impactful projects for their communities, make incredible steps in their career journeys, and even become Google-certified developers and engineers.

Criteria

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

Benefits

  • Master in-demand Google Cloud skills with expert-authored Pluralsight content
  • Prepare to take the Associate Cloud Engineer Certification exam (According to the 2020 Google Cloud certification impact report, 70% of job applicants with a Google Cloud certification received at least one job offer)
  • Build the expert Cloud skills needed to elevate your IT career 
  • Gain the confidence to apply for a new Cloud role 
  • Receive mentorship support from the GADS program and the Google Developer community
  • See how developers overcame obstacles in the 2020 program

About Google

Google Inc. is an American multinational technology company specialising in Internet-related services and products. These include on-line advertising technologies, search, cloud computing, and software. Google is and always will be an engineering company. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who are ready to tackle some of technology's greatest challenges and make an impact on millions, if not billions, of users. At Google, engineers not only revolutionise search, they routinely work on massive scalability and storage solutions, large-scale applications and entirely new platforms for developers around the world. From AdWords to Chrome, Android to YouTube, Social to Local, Google engineers are changing the world one technological achievement after another.