In a move aimed at nurturing Nigeria’s tech potential, TechQuest STEM Academy announced that it is offering a premium scholarship to young people between the ages of 18-30.
The scholarship program will offer sustainable benefits in career path development, skills portfolio, and personal skill development for young Nigerians that are interested in building a successful career in the technology sector.
According to Charles Emembolu, Founder, TechQuest STEM Academy, the scholarship program will be delivered through a combined learning approach that combines the most in-demand tech courses.
He said a team of great tutors with the skills and knowledge will deliver growth and results for trainees, and an environment that allows trainees to explore their creativity, job market preparation in a fun, open, and transformative learning experience.
“We are changing the way tech education is delivered to the Nigerian population. And we aim to only give value to help our trainees build their future with greater confidence, capability, and possibility.”
TechQuest STEM Academy scholarship, both physical and virtual program is offered to the most qualified and needy with dedicated slots for everyone including those living with disabilities.
Emebolu said TechQuest is equipped with the tools to help young people gain hard technical skills and soft life skills to build long-term success in their careers.
Emembolu said the quality of the programs and their impact on participants is a direct reflection of what TechQuest STEM Academy represents.
The benefits according to him include the following:
- A 2-month intensive training
- Onsite Trainees Only
- One daily meal inclusive
- Access to TechQuest co-working space
- Work on real-life projects to enhance experience and confidence
- Job placement, local and international internship opportunities
- Citizenship training
- Networking, mentorship, and emigration support
TechQuest STEM Academy is a nonprofit organization that provides education technology content, resources, and tools for the delivery of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics), ICT, and digital literacy programs to young Africans at scale.