Over the past couple of months, TechCabal lit up with different arguments and opinions about training software developers, for free or in a set period of time.

Meanwhile, the Centre for Technology Innovation

started implementing the initiative since last year. Due to the quick evolution of the Nigerian tech space, the adoption of this initiate has been very fast.

Due to the success of the first batch of students accepted for training – four of the five students accepted completed the program, all four got job offers prior to completing the program and one was retained as the 2014/2015 CTI Fellow – the CTI is once again accepting applications for the training programme.

CTI accepts students from Nigeria and across West Africa. For this batch, there are 10 available slots for students to participate in the CTI Software Engineering Scholarships, and here’s the kicker: No software development experience is required. Interested students can apply here.

Odunayo Eweniyi Author

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