Apply For Naijacoder Summer Program 2024

NaijaCoder is a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering Nigerian youth through technology education. The organization’s flagship program is the NaijaCoder Summer Coding Program, a free six-week program that introduces high school students to the basics of algorithms and computer programming. The program is designed to help students develop the skills they need to succeed in the 21st-century workforce. The NaijaCoder Summer Coding Program is held annually in August. The program is open to all Nigerian high school students. Students are selected for the program based on their academic record, interest in computer science, and financial need.

The program curriculum covers a wide range of topics, including:

  • Introduction to Programming
  • Problem-solving and algorithm design
  • Data structures and algorithms
  • Web development
  • Mobile app development

The program is taught by experienced software engineers from Nigeria and the United States. Students also have the opportunity to work on real-world projects with mentors from the tech industry. The NaijaCoder Summer Coding Program has a proven track record of success. In 2022, 95% of program participants reported that the program increased their interest in computer science. Additionally, 80% of participants reported that the program improved their understanding of algorithms and programming. The NaijaCoder Summer Coding Program is a valuable opportunity for Nigerian high school students to learn the skills they need to succeed in the 21st-century workforce. The program is also a valuable asset to the Nigerian tech ecosystem. By providing students with the skills they need to become software engineers, NaijaCoder is helping to build the next generation of Nigerian tech leaders.

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Applications for the 2024 NaijaCoder Summer Coding Program are now open. The deadline to apply is January 31, 2024.

Location:

Nigeria

Benefits

  • Learn the basics of algorithms and computer programming
  • Develop problem-solving and critical thinking skills
  • Gain exposure to the tech industry
  • Network with other students and professionals
  • Build a portfolio of work
  • Get a head start on your college or career applications

Eligibilities

  • Nationality: Must be a citizen of Nigeria.

  • Age: Must be currently enrolled in middle or high school in Nigeria.

  • Academic Performance: Must have a strong academic record.

  • Interest in Computer Science: Must demonstrate a strong interest in computer science and programming.

  • Financial Need: Must be from a low-income household.

  • Availability: Must be available to participate in the full six-week program, which will be held in August 2024.

  • English Proficiency: Must be proficient in English.

  • Commitment: Must be committed to learning and completing the program.

  • Passion for Technology: Must have a passion for technology and its potential to impact the world.

  • Willingness to Learn: Must be willing to learn new things and challenge themselves.

Eligible Regions: Nigeria