NITDA/Coursera Scholarship Program 2023 for Young Nigerians

We are thrilled to notify you that the NITDA/Coursera Scholarship Program 2023 Applications are ongoing. You will find all the necessary details below on how to apply, eligibility, requirements, deadline, award value, and more.


Applications are invited from suitably qualified applicants for the 2023 NITDA/Coursera Scholarship Program. Interested applicants ought to follow the details and procedures on this page to secure this opportunity.

Applications are open for the second cohort of the NITDA/Coursera Scholarship Program 2023. The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has partnered with Coursera to offer learning scholarships that will enable Nigerian citizens to obtain professional certifications from some of the world’s leading multinational tech companies (e.g. Meta, Google, IBM) and top ranked US universities.


Applicants are to select one certification program each from Category A and Category B that they wish to be enrolled in.

  • Category A (IT Career Pathway) offers a total of 19 professional certification programs to help you kickstart a successful IT career. Each program comprises a series of related courses focused on providing deep knowledge and hands-on skills required for employment. When you complete each individual course within the program, you’ll earn a certificate of completion. However, the professional certification will be earned when you have completed all the required courses in the program.
  • Category B (Complementary Skills Pathway) offers 4 certification programs for you to choose from to complement your IT career skills and sharpen your use of digital productivity tools, entrepreneurship, or freelancing skills.

Award Value

Successful applicants will receive professional certifications from some of the world’s leading multinational tech companies (e.g. Meta, Google, IBM) and top ranked US universities.

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  • Open to Nigerians who are looking to start or advance their career in the tech space.
  • Applicant must be willing to go through the entire program.

Application for NITDA/Coursera Scholarship Program

Successful applicants will receive a Coursera license in their provided email in the form of a joining link. They will then be able to join the program and enroll on a course by clicking on that link.


Each scholar will have access to the Coursera license for a period of six (6) months. Scholars are expected to use this time to complete as many professional certifications as possible, but they can only be enrolled in one certification at a time.

The call for application starts on Wednesday, 31st May 2023 and is to close on Wednesday 14th June 2023. The Cohort 2 training starts on Monday, 19th June 2023 for a period of 6 months.

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NITDA/Coursera Scholarship Program Application Deadline: The closing date for this opportunity is on day, month, year.

Official Links

Visit the Official Webpage of the NITDA/Coursera Scholarship Program 2023

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