Announcing the TechAdvance & NESA by Makers Scholarship for Aspiring Developers.
We are thrilled to announce our partnership with TechAdvance to provide FULL scholarships (worth ₦250,000) to 10 aspiring developers joining our 5th software engineering cohort starting in May.
TechAdvance is a payment application development company with a strategic focus in developing and deploying niche payment companies to serve the needs of large public and private sector organisations in Nigeria.
According to Edmund Olotu, CEO, TechAdvance,
NESA’s efforts at empowering and contributing to the future of software development, data science and entrepreneurial business leadership is one that resonates with our human capital vision at TechAdvance. We are very proud to align with the platform’s course and look forward to working with them to produce a new crop of talent in Nigeria’s Tech space.
The scholarship program will serve as a platform for the 10 selected recipients to accelerate their software development expertise tuition-free and fulfill their aspirations of becoming world-class developers.
NESA by Makers was founded in 2017 with a mission to equip young Nigerians with the skills that enable them participate in today’s digital economy. So far, we’ve graduated over 15 software engineers who’ve gone on to work at companies like 3 Wise Pixels, Sankore Investments, VFD Group, and Northcourt RE.
Program benefits include:
⚡Understanding core concepts in computer programing and product development using industry standard tools.
⚡Opportunity to build 12+ unique personal projects and work on real-life projects throughout the program.
⚡ Internship placement with NESA hiring partners upon successful program completion.
⚡ Access to a pool of mentors around the world.
Our program curriculum is designed to be super-intense and will require full-time commitment from participants as well as a strong desire to push themselves above and beyond.
Participants will be required to complete over 100 exercises, assignments and projects each month of the 3-month program duration.
By the end of the program, participants will have built and deployed their own applications to the web, and gained a fundamental appreciation for the world of technology and how it impacts our daily lives.
Applicants must have completed NYSC and be resident in Lagos, Nigeria or willing to relocate to Lagos for the duration of the program.
Previous coding experience is not required.
Classes start on May 14, 2018 at the NESA by Makers campus in Yaba, Lagos.
How to Apply
To apply, click here.
Scholarship recipients will be announced/notified on May 7, 2018.
Call/Whatsapp +234 9834843983 for more information.