Udacity and Microsoft have teamed up to offer 150 fully-funded Udacity/ Microsoft Cloud & Data Scholarship 2022 scholarships to achieve two big goals. First, they want to increase the number of professionals with Microsoft Azure AI engineering skills and prepare them to pass the Microsoft Certification.
More importantly, they hope to expand diversity of individuals with Microsoft skills, particularly women and people identifying as Black or Hispanic. They have two separate tracks for this program—a foundational program for beginners and a more advanced practitioner program—so learners at all levels should apply.
Applicants must be 18 years of age or older. We encourage individuals at any skill level to apply.
Data Analysis and Visualization using Microsoft Power BI prerequisites include:
- Basics for Microsoft Excel
- Must pass a short examination to be considered.
- Learners will need a Windows operating system, and will need to download and install free Power BI Desktop software.
AI Engineer using Microsoft Azure prerequisites include:
- Python programming skills Knowledge of Microsoft Azure
- Ability to navigate Azure portal
- Familiarity with Azure data sources
- Knowledge of JSON REST
- Ability to use APIs in application development
- Must pass a technical examination
This is a free scholarship opportunity.
Program Schedule of Udacity/ Microsoft Cloud & Data Scholarship 2022
- APPLICATION START DATE: March 15, 2022
- APPLICATION END DATE: April 18, 2022
- LEARNER START DATE: April 26, 2022
- LEARNER END DATE: July 26, 2022
Those selected as one of 50 scholarship recipients will begin their chosen Nanodegree program. During your learning journey, you will have the opportunity to participate in networking and mentoring sessions to learn industry best practices and more.
Upon successful completion, Microsoft is offering graduates of both tracks certification codes so that they can sign up for their respective certifications ($165 value) at no cost. Build an impressive resume and portfolio with the certification and real-world projects from the program.
Benefits of Udacity/ Microsoft Cloud & Data Scholarship 2022
You will work on real-world projects with the most up-to-date content, co-created with top industry experts to build your portfolio. Throughout your journey, you will have access to a supportive online community, where you will get support from mentors and fellow learners, along with building a strong industry network. Graduates from both tracks have the opportunity to take the related Microsoft Certification exam at no cost.
Selection of Udacity/ Microsoft Cloud & Data Scholarship 2022
There are 150 scholarships available. Winners will be announced on April 22, 2022 and will have full access to the Nanodegree program content on April 26, 2022. Scholarship recipients must begin and make progress in their course by the 4th week of the program, or they will be removed.
The program takes place 100% online. You can work from wherever you want to, as long as you have a working internet connection.
Foundational Track: Data Analysis and Visualization using Microsoft Power BI
An opportunity to break into the tech-industry and meet the growing demand for data analysis and visualization professionals by gaining the Power BI skills that top companies want. Women and individuals who identify as Black or Hispanic can apply.
Graduates have the opportunity to take the related Microsoft Certification exam at no cost, earning a certification that shows they are keeping up with today’s technical requirements.
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