The scholarship program begins with the application. All students interested in the scholarship opportunity should submit a completed application before the application deadline. All applicants will then be notified of the admissions decision via email, regardless of whether they are accepted into the program. Accepted students will receive instructions via email about how they can enroll in the initial scholarship fundamentals course.
Phase 1: Scholarship Fundamentals Course
In the first phase of the Intel® Edge AI Scholarship Program, students will receive rigorous training, typically requiring a few hours of work per week for 2.5 months. Students in the fundamentals course will be trained on job relevant skills in Intel® Distribution of OpenVINO™ toolkit fundamentals, receive a robust community experience supported by Udacity mentors and a dedicated Community Manager, and have a chance to qualify for a full Nanodegree program scholarship. At the end of the fundamentals course, Udacity in collaboration with Intel will select 750 students to be awarded a full scholarship to a Udacity Nanodegree program. Selections will be made based on successful completion of lessons and quizzes in Phase 1 and student participation and support of classmates in the student community.
Phase 2: Full Scholarship for a Udacity Nanodegree program
750 students in the program will earn a scholarship to a new Nanodegree program being developed with Intel®. Nanodegree programs typically require several hours of work per week for the duration of the Nanodegree program. This program will offer world-class curriculum, a groundbreaking classroom experience, industry-leading instructors, thorough project reviews, and a full suite of career services.