Free Microsoft Cloud & Data Scholarship. Apply Now!

Only 150 scholarships are available.

Felix Otoo
2 min readMar 18, 2022


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Microsoft, in partnership with Udacity, an online career upskilling platform, is offering scholarships to individuals from underrepresented groups interested in a career in tech.

The scholarship hopes to put 150 individuals interested in tech on the right track towards what they’re touting as a lucrative career.

Applications are already opened and expected to close by 18th April 2022.

The program will run completely online. It will span a 3-month period beginning 26th April 2022.

Scholars will be expected to commit at least 10–15 hours per week this program.

Target Audience

The scholarship is open to citizens from all countries. But applicants must be 18 years of age or older.

The scholarship has a special interest in candidates from underrepresented groups.

  • Black Women
  • Black Men
  • Hispanic Women
  • Hispanic Men
  • African American Women
  • African American Men

Requirements for Enrollment

  • Must be 18 years old or above.
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Must pass a short pre-assessment test.

Benefits of Program

  • Full access to Udacity’s Nanodegree program content
  • An opportunity to work on real-world projects put together by top industry experts. You’ll gain skills in data analysis and visualization, and achieve this using tools, including Microsoft Power BI and Microsoft Azure.
  • Direct access to a large, supportive community of mentors and learners.
  • An opportunity to build a strong industry network
  • Chance to take a Microsoft Certification exam at no cost.

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