Google Africa Developer Scholarship (GADS) Program 2021 for Young African Developers

Application Deadline: Ongoing

Grow with Google and Pluralsight have partnered for the third consecutive year to provide a program to support software developers across Africa in three different roles:

  • Associate Android Developer
  • Associate Cloud Engineer
  • Mobile Web Specialist

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.

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 the amount of Pluralsight content consumed and other target demographics.

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. You may only register for one learning track/role.

To continue advancing through the sessions to get access to more courses you’ll need to prove you’re dedicated to learning these tech skills. You can do this by:

  • Registering for your selected track. Applicants will be placed in only one track as selected in the onboarding survey during registration.
  • Completing all requirements to advance to the next phase

Advancing to each subsequent phase will help you master in-demand Google developer skills with expert-authored Pluralsight content. You’ll gain skills that can help you get opportunities after the program

Application and promotion phase

Timeline: Active now

What you get access to:

  • Custom Pluralsight experience
  • Curated Pluralsight channels, including Skill IQ

What you need to do to advance:

Learning phase 1

Timeline: To be determined

What you get access to:

  • More content in the track you chose

What you need to advance:

  • For all tracks, receive 100+ for the track-specific Skill IQ OR complete 10+ hours of track-specific content.

Learning phase 2

Timeline;To be determined

What you get access to:

  • Even more content in the track you chose

What you need to advance:

  • For all tracks, receive 200+ for the track-specific Skill IQ OR complete 20+ hours of track-specific content

* Please note that Pluralsight and the other partners making this offer available
may change selection criteria at their discretion. Additional selection criteria may include first come, first serve; most content viewed; highest Skill IQ.

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. You may only register for one learning track/role.

Android

Become a world-class Android developer with Pluralsight. Our carefully curated courses will help you develop key Android skills and build the necessary skills to work as a developer.

Why apply?

  • Master in-demand Google developer skills with expert-authored Pluralsight content
  • Develop your skills and be prepared to take the Associate Android Developer Certification exam
  • Receive mentorship support from the Google Africa Developer Scholarship (GADS) program and the Google Developer community
  • See how developers overcame obstacles in the 2020 program

How To Apply For The Google Africa Developer Scholarship (GADS) Program 2021 for Young African Developers

  • Complete onboarding survey
  • Fill out registration form (available after submitting the onboarding survey)
  • Watch any of your available Pluralsight Skills content OR complete your “Associate Android Developer” Skill IQ

Pluralsight and the other partners making this offer available may change selection criteria at their discretion.

Google Cloud

Become the Associate Cloud Engineer you want to be. With courses that target key cloud topics, you’ll be able to skill up at your own pace. Our carefully curated courses will help you develop key Cloud engineer skills and embedded labs help you get real-world practice.

Why apply?

  • 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

Here’s how to get started with the Google Africa Developer Scholarship (GADS) Program 2021 for Young African Developers: 

  • Complete onboarding survey
  • Fill out registration form (available after submitting the onboarding survey)
  • Watch any of your available Pluralsight Skills content OR complete your “Cloud Engineer (Google Cloud)” Skill IQ

Pluralsight and the other partners making this offer available may change selection criteria at their discretion

Mobile Web

Now’s the perfect time to become an expert mobile web developer. We’ve put together a selection of courses on the most relevant mobile web developer topics so you can build your skills in the most important technologies and take your career to the next level.

Why apply?

Here’s how to get started: 

  • Complete onboarding survey
  • Fill out the registration form (available after submitting the onboarding survey)
  • Watch any of your available Pluralsight Skills content OR complete your “Building Websites with HTML, CSS and Javascript” Skill IQ

Pluralsight and the other partners making this offer available may change selection criteria at their discretion.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Google Africa Developer Scholarship (GADS) Program 2021 

See more scholarships here.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses cookies to offer you a better browsing experience. By browsing this website, you agree to our use of cookies.