The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) in collaboration with Domineum Blockchain Solutions is announcing the launch of NITDA Blockchain Scholarship, 2022 Scheme.
The programme is aimed at training 30,000 Nigerians on blockchain technology for developing career skillset in the emerging technologies.
NITDA 2023 Blockchain Scholarship For Unemployed Nigerians
Announcing the scheme on the Blockchain-day of “Digital Nigeria” event held on the 26th October 2022, Kashifu Inuwa CCIE, the Director General/CEO of NITDA said the scholarship will help to “accelerate blockchain adoption in Nigeria and make Nigeria a global player in the blockchain industry”. He called on Nigerians to take advantage of the scholarship to become “early solution providers in the fourth industrial revolution”.
The scheme has Domineum Blockchain Solutions as the implementing partner and BSV Blockchain Academy as the course content provider.
Reacting to the announcement, Mr. Mohammed Jega, the co-founder of Domineum reiterated its commitment to delivering “quality education and equipping participants with the skills to build real-life blockchain solutions”.
Similarly, Calistus Igwilo, the Course Coordinator and Country CTO of Domineum said that “blockchain will power the next generation data and the courses are carefully designed to equip participants with the right skills to become professionals and help shape the future of blockchain industry.”
The program 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.
About National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA)
The Agency has since 2010 established a scholarship scheme for Master’s and Doctoral Degree in relevant areas of Information Technology (IT) and ICT Law obtainable in Nigerian (Government and Private) Universities. The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has as its mandate to develop and regulate the Information Technology in Nigeria. Developing and regulating IT will support in transforming Nigeria into an IT driven economy for global competitiveness and the dire need of digital literacy. In furtherance to transforming Nigeria into a knowledge-based and IT driven … read more
NITDA Blockchain Scholarship
- OrganisationNational Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA)
- Country to studyNigeria
- School to study–
- Course to studyNot specified
- State of Origin
- GenderMen and Women
Aim and Benefits of NITDA Blockchain Scholarship
The programme is aimed at training 30,000 Nigerians on blockchain technology for developing career skillset in the emerging technologies
Requirements for NITDA Blockchain Scholarship Qualification
The scholarship is open to every Nigerian that is willing to put in a minimum of 20 hours per week, has access to laptop or desktop, show commitment and determination; no prior programming experience is required.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified? Go to National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) on docs.google.com to apply