Deadline:

Open all year 

Location:

Online

(Fully Funded)

Description

One Million Arab Coders Initiative

Being the largest of its kind in the Arab world, the initiative aims to empower one million young Arabs with the essential future skills required for the labor market by learning the language of the future; coding. In 2017, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, launched the “One Million Arab Coders” initiative; an educational platform that offers free exceptional programs for individuals interested to develop their digital skills.

More Details

The initiative consists of three phases to be completed over two years:

The first phase: includes enrolment of Arab students and tutors. Participants can begin free education training, and receive a certificate at the end of each course. In this phase, There are four tracks and courses: Full-Stack Web Developer Track, Android Developer Track, Front-End Web Developer Track, Data Analyst Track.
The second phase: the top 1,000 students will be selected through the “Coders Challenge”, and they will be able to enrol in, and receive, more advanced courses, scholarships and vocational courses for professionals.
The third stage: The first-place winner will receive an award of US$1 million, while the remaining five will receive $50,000 each And $25,000 for the first 4 teachers.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

Udacity tracks:

Microsoft courses:

Required Languages

English or Arabic

Eligible Countries

EGYPT, SYRIA, IRAQ, PALESTINE, JORDAN, LEBANON, TUNISIA, ALGERIA, MOROCCO, SUDAN, LIBYA, SAUDI ARABIA, EMIRATES, KUWAIT, QATAR, BAHRAIN, OMAN, YEMEN, SOMALIA, DJIBOUTI, MAURITANIA, TURKEY, IRAN, CYPRUS, COMOROS, & OTHER COUNTRIES ARE NOT FROM THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA.

Program Period

months

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • There are no requirements only You must be online to follow the course you have selected.
  • All the program’s courses and exams are offered free of charge.
  • You do not need prior experience in programming.

Opportunity Cost

(Fully Funded)

  • Get high-quality online courses & certifications.
  • All the program’s courses and exams are offered free of charge.
  • Nanodegree scholarships for the top 1000 students.
  • Win $1,000,000 for the 1st winner, $50,000 for the top 5 graduates.
  • Their partners at Bayt.com will help the initiative’s graduates to find job opportunities in the programming field.

How to Apply

First Step: Select a track of your choice from here.

Second Step: sign up from here, and take the course for Free.

Third Step: Learn the basics of coding in just 2 weeks and get certified for participating.

Forth Step: Complete the course within 6 months and get certified for completing.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Nada Samir / Egypt

Reviewed by” Razan Sameh/ Egypt
MARJ3 Intern
MARJ3 Scholarships team