By Semaj Itosno, Nairobi, Kenya
The Kenya ICT Board has announced the call for Applications for the SAP Skills for Africa Scholarship Opportunity.
SAP, a multinational software corporation, in collaboration with the Multimedia University and the Ministry of Information and Communications, will train students each year in a SAP Certification programme – SAP Skills for Africa.
The scholarship targets recent Kenyan graduates who have passion for ICT in the community.
According to Kenya ICT Board CEO, Paul Kukubo, the scholarships would possibly culminate in employment.
“SAP is offering scholarship to 100 deserving students. You will need to fill an online application by 6th December to be considered …online application is ongoing, and is open to recent graduates from disadvantaged backgrounds.,” said Kukubo in an online dispatch.
The scholarship programme, whose classes begin February 2013, will include training in technology, business and finance, logistics and soft skills, and will culminate in matching of successful trainees with internship opportunities.