The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) in collaboration with Domineum Blockchain Solutions is announcing the launch of NITDA Blockchain Scholarship, 2022 Scheme.
The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) is committed to implementing the National Digital economy policy for digital Nigeria. Their mandate is to create a framework for the planning, research, development, standardization, application, coordination, monitoring, evaluation and regulation of Information Technology practices in Nigeria.
The programme is aimed at training 30,000 Nigerians on blockchain technology for developing career skill set in the emerging technologies.
The programme will be delivered through a hybrid mode (virtual and physical meetups) in all the states of the Federation. Outstanding teams in the project phase stand the opportunity to join an incubation program in London while others will be exposed to the BSV Ecosystem where they can be involved with various projects.
The scholarship is open to every Nigerian that is willing to put ina minimum of 20 hours per week, has access to laptop or desktop, show commitment and laptop or desktop, show commitment and determination; no prior programming experience is required.
Deadline: 28th November 2022 and the course starts on 1st December,
How to Apply
Interested and qualified Applicants should apply via https://bit.ly/nbbs2022
In continuance to providing massive employment opportunities through digital skills, NITDA have kick started an ambitious project to train one million software developers in the country. Therefore, the NITDA Blockchain Scholarship (NBS) programme will enable the participants gain new skills that will help them take their ventures to the next level.
As blockchain technology is still in its infancy and heralds the fourth industrial revolution, this is an opportunity for Africa to bridge the technology gap with other continents by becoming early adopters and professionals in the blockchain industry.