Udacity has rolled out UCollege Scholarships on its Nanodegree programmes to help students enhance their skills and prepare themselves for the jobs.
Students enrolled to any UGC or AICTE approved institution from 1st – 15th December, 2017, will be able to avail the scholarship.
With this initiative, the online learning platform aims to inculcate industry-relevant skills through different projects among students. Moreover, it will be an opportunity to showcase their expertise and capability to employers. In addition to that, students will have access to Udacity Propel, the company’s flagship job fair and their exclusive hiring partners.
Speaking on the scholarship and other initiatives, Udacity MD India Ishan Gupta said, “Current college students are likely to be the most affected by changes that technology will bring to industry. Through this initiative, we are aiming to prepare young students of India with skills that will create the future and prepare them for ‘new-collar’ jobs of tomorrow. It is also to provide access to advanced learning curriculum by experts in the field, hands-on experience and job opportunities to the students.”
Udacity’s Nanodegree programs have created 1000+ job opportunities for its graduates with over 80 hiring partners (including Olacabs, Tapzo, KPIT, Directi, Hi-tech Robotics Systemz, redbus, and Tata Elxsi), in 2017 alone.
Udacity offers different online education courses to students in collaboration with top industry leaders like Google, Facebook, AT&T, IBM Watson, Amazon Alexa, Mercedes, DiDi, etc, with objective to create affordable as well as accessible education.
The company offers Nanodegree programmes across a range of subjects including self-driving car, virtual reality development, Artificial Intelligence, machine learning, web and mobile development, and data analytics. Udacity has recently secured a prestigious spot in the CNBC Disruptor 50 list.