Google, Andela launch 30,000 scholarship opportunities for mobile developers

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Google Africa has launched a new round of Google Africa Certifications Scholarships aimed at helping developers become certified on Google’s Android, Web and Cloud technologies.

The search giant is offering 30,000 additional scholarship opportunities and 1,000 grants for the Google Associate AndroidMobile Web, and Associate Cloud Engineer certifications. The program will be delivered by its partners, Pluralsight and Andela. Interested students can learn more about the Google Africa Certifications Scholarships and apply here.

“Africa is on track to have the largest working-age population of 1.1 billion by 2034. Today’s announcement is about preparing the youth for the jobs of tomorrow by equipping them with the right developer skills. Google’s certifications are developed around a job-task analysis that test learners for skills employers expect developers to have in these domains,” said William Florance, Global Head, Developer Training Programs.

By providing support for training and certifications, Google aims to help bridge the unemployment gap on the continent through increasing the number of employable software developers.

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Please click here to apply for the scholarship.