Udacity launches UCollege Scholarship, offers 50% scholarship on Nanodegree fees to help prepare young developers in India for #JobsOfTomorrow


College Students enrolling between 1st and 15th December, 2017 will be awarded 50% scholarship upon graduation

New Delhi, December 6, 2017: Udacity, the Silicon Valley based life-long learning platform, announced its UCollege Scholarship to help students prepare for #JobsOfTomorrow. Udacity will offer 50% scholarship on its Nanodegree programs, co-created by global players like Facebook, IBM Watson, Mercedes, and Amazon to all students currently enrolled in any UGC or AICTE approved institution, if they enroll between the 1st and 15th of December, 2017.

The UCollege Scholarship is part of Udacity’s continuing endeavour to provide relevant education and new-age technology skills to help India’s young developers prepare for the #JobsOfTomorrow without burning a hole in their pockets. Students enrolling under the program will get to access world-class content created by Silicon Valley and global tech-industry leaders, will receive industry-relevant experience with projects, and shall be able to avail the opportunity to showcase their expertise to employers with their project portfolio. Students will get a lifetime access to Udacity Propel, the company’s flagship job fair and their exclusive hiring partners.

Commenting on the scholarship and new initiative, Ishan Gupta, MD India, Udacity, 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”

In 2017 alone, Udacity’s Nanodegree programs have created 1000+ job opportunities for its graduates at 80+ hiring partners (including Olacabs, Tapzo, KPIT, Directi, Hi-tech Robotics Systemz, redbus, and Tata Elxsi). The highest salary offered to a Udacity Nanodegree graduate was over INR 40 Lacs per annum in the last career fair, showcasing the heavy demand for Nanodegree graduates from within the tech industry in India and abroad.

Wednesday, December 6, 2017