[Apply Now] CSA Africa 2022 Tech Workshop Scholarship for Young Africans

The Computer Science Academy Africa is calling for applications for the CSA Africa 2022 Phyton programming Workshop for Young Africans. This is an initiative aiming to provide young Africans in STEM with access to quality computer science education.

About CSA Africa 2022 Tech Workshop Scholarship

CSA Africa is an international outreach under the School of Computing Science, University of Glasgow. Our vision is to see a world where young Africans in STEM have access to quality computer science education. As a first step towards achieving this, we run an annual Python programming workshop to empower African undergraduates and postgraduates in STEM with computer programming skills, so that they can acquire the foundational skills and confidence needed to pursue and thrive in a computing related career.

Programme Objectives

  • Help at least 250 beneficiaries improve on their programming skills and confidence.
  • Provide child care and other types of support for women to increase gender diversity.
  • Provide support for participants from outside Lagos or Nigeria to attend physically.
  • Expose our beneficiaries to practical problems to give context to what they are learning.

Programme Timeline

  • Shortlisted applicants will receive an invite via email by 13 June for a short interview (make sure you regularly check your inbox and spam folders).
  • Interviews will be held between 20 – 25 June via Zoom (this will NOT be a test of your Python skills, we just want to understand your motivation for wanting to take part in our workshop).
  • Application Closing Date – 03 JuneĀ 
  • Successful applicants will be notified by 30 June.
  • Workshop duration 18 July – 05 August 2022.

Programme Eligibility

The criteria for our beneficiaries are as follows:

  • Be a national and resident of an African country.
  • Be able to communicate effectively in English.
  • Have a post-secondary education (either a current university student or a graduate).
  • Be interested in learning Python programming, and have some thoughts on how these skills will be of relevance to them.
  • Be available to attend the workshop physically in Lagos from 18 July – 05 August (subject to funding received from our sponsors, we intend to provide travel/accommodation support for people outside Lagos or Nigeria).

How to Appy for CSA Africa 2022 Tech Workshop Scholarship

If you are interested in participating in our free Python programming workshop, complete the application form below before the 3rd of June 2022. Successful applicants will be notified by 30 June. You will receive any further information you need to prepare for the workshop in early July, including any financial support for those traveling from outside Lagos/Nigeria Click the ‘Apply Now’ button below to apply. Visit the official CSA Scholarship page for more info.

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