About the Infosys-Udacity Tech Scholars Program
The Infosys-Udacity Tech Scholars Program aims to help students who haven’t yet gotten a 4-year college degree to learn valuable concepts in one of two areas: Java development or data analysis. Prepare for a potential career at one of the world’s leading tech companies, as graduates will be eligible for opportunities to interview for roles at Infosys.
The Java programming language can be used to build applications for a wide range of platforms: Desktops, servers, mobile phones, tablets, smart TVs, and web browsers all use Java. It is highly regarded for its fast performance, reliability, and security, and was specifically designed for the
distributed environment of the internet.
Similarly, the ability to collect data, analyze it, and turn it into actionable insights is changing how entire industries operate. This means that no matter where on your career path you currently are, data competencies are in demand at companies everywhere, now and for a long time to come.
The program is designed with students’ needs in mind:
Courses are part-time and online so you can learn when and where it’s convenient for you.
Our flexible schedule means you can put in just a few hours a week and learn at your own pace.
The scholarship is available to students in a range of U.S. metro areas, including:
- Tempe, AZ
- Richardson, TX
- Raleigh, NC
- Indianapolis, IN
- Hartford, CT
- Sunnyvale, CA
- Jersey City, NJ
- Atlanta, GA
- Houston, TX
- Chicago, IL
- Seattle, WA
- Providence, RI
Students can access dozens of hours of free training modules and tutorials on Java programming or data analysis and their real-world applications.
Students get the exciting opportunity to learn competencies in two of the most in-demand and fastest-growing fields in tech.
All students can leverage guidance from Java and data experts and curriculum developers through monthly ask me anything (AMAs). The participants can access 1:1 mentoring from these advisors.
Journey & timelines
Application start date
Thursday, April 7, 2022: Infosys-Udacity Tech Scholars Program applications open on Udacity’s website
Application end date
Tuesday, May 10, 2022: Last day to submit applications to earn scholarship access on Udacity
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the Infosys - Udacity Tech Scholars Program?
Infosys, and Udacity are partnering to offer fully funded nanodegree programs to train learners in the latest tech skills, specifically in Java Programming and Data Operations.
What does this program entail?
This program is free of charge, and available to all eligible learners who successfully pass the application on our website. The program consists of a 4-month, self-guided learning journey with the rest of the Infosys-Udacity Tech Scholars cohort. Students have the option to select their desired nanodegree program from the following selection: Java Programming and Data Operations.
How can I benefit from this program?
Students will have the opportunity to work on real-world projects designed by industry experts to build their portfolio of skills, and learn one of two core skill sets to prepare them for a career in a job of the future.
How does the learner journey look like as part of this program?
As a student in the Infosys-Udacity Tech Scholars Program, your learning journey will be 4 months and self-guided, depending on your track. Throughout your entire learning journey you will have access to an online community platform, where you will get to ask other students and mentors for support to help you through any learning difficulties or even to network!
What are the eligibility criteria to enroll?
Applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Submit the online application form here.
- Be 18 years of age or older
- Have a high school diploma or equivalent, and less than a four-year degree
- Be eligible to work in the U.S. without sponsorship
- Be located within 50 miles of Tempe, AZ; Richardson, TX; Raleigh, NC; Indianapolis, IN; Hartford, CT; Sunnyvale, CA; Jersey City, NJ; Atlanta, GA; Houston, TX; Chicago, IL; Seattle, WA; Providence, RI
Are there any fees for enrollment?
No, this is a free scholarship.
What is the program duration?
The program is designed to run from May 25, 2022 to September 15, 2022. However, it is important to note that the program is self-paced, you can finish it in less than the designed duration if you wish.
What are the prerequisites for enrollment?
There are no prerequisites for this program. You will need access to reliable internet and have knowledge of basic computer skills.
How do I apply for the program?
You can know more details and apply from here.
When will the applications open/close?
Applications will open on April 7, 2022 and close on May 10, 2022.
How will I know if I am accepted in the scholarship?
We will contact you via email on or before May 18, 2022. So, please make sure to check your e-mail frequently. Please use one email for everything during the program, and make sure to check your spam folder to see if you received emails from our side.
Can I cancel an application I submitted?
A fully submitted application cannot be deleted. Please ensure you are submitting accurate and correct information, and that you are committed to the program timelines before submitting your application.
Is this program online, in-person, or a combination of both?
This is a fully online program with a live-virtual connect sessions. Throughout the cohort, students get to learn through online videos in their classroom and interact with peers, coaches, and instructors on their community platform and in their weekly Connect Sessions.
Will you provide us with any kind of career support?
All learners will have access to Udacity's Careers offerings, including projects and workshops.
Can I change the email address that I have used to sign-up?
You should maintain the same email address you used to apply for the Infosys-Udacity Tech Scholars Program for the duration of your entire course in order to maintain eligibility for this Nanodegree program.
Can I withdraw/postpone studying after I am enrolled?
There are no withdrawal or postponing options available in the program. You should only join this program if you are committed to learning and graduating within the defined timeline of the program.