Hyderabad: Udacity, the global lifelong learning platform, made the dreams of a young Nanodegree student from a Naxalite- affected area in Maharashtra come true by selecting him in the Google-Udacity scholarship programme. Swapnil had enrolled for Free Android Basics course on Udacity and started learning.
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Commenting on the journey and the opportunity, Swapnil said: “Getting the scholarship was like getting wings to fly! Receiving this amazing opportunity has helped me become a better leader and an Android developer. I would urge the young people to realise that if you want to learn, nothing can stop you. I would like to thank the incredible support accorded to me by my Udacity mentors and instructors, who helped me sharpen my developer skills and achieve excellence.”
Udacity partners with Google and several other leading technology companies across the world to develop the curriculum for its Nanodegree, as well as to accord its graduates the best possible employment opportunities upon the completion of the Nanodegree. It has also collaborated with companies like Google, Bertelsmann, Lyft, and AT&T to offer scholarships programmes and have supported around 180,000+ scholarships globally so far. Udacity uses programmes like this to better achieve its goal of democratising access to its Nanodegree programmes, the best-in-class technology education available in the world today.