About the program

The Google Scholarship is a free, full-time or part-time skills development scholarship to help improve your digital skills. This scholarship is committed to serving a broad range of learners from unemployed youth to parents who want to make a pivot in their career. Each certificate is completely online, self-paced, and includes resources to help learners enhance their resumes and prepare for interviews.

The Google Scholarship program has 6 available online courses on the Coursera platform. You can earn Google Career Certificates which enables you to become job-ready for growing career areas such as IT Support, Project Management, UX Design, Digital Marketing & E-commerce, and Data Analytics. These free courses help people who want to learn online at their own pace, or who may want to change careers and don’t have the time or means to access traditional education.They can be completed in under six months and do not require relevant experience or a degree. We believe these certificates will help close the growing skills gap in order to fully reap the benefits of Africa’s rapidly-expanding workforce.

Helping everyone unlock new job opportunities

You will gain cloud technology knowledge and fine-tune your soft skills.


No experience necessary

Learn job-ready skills, with no degree or relevant experience required.


Stand out to employers

Make your CV competitive with a Google Career Certificate.

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Learn at your own pace

Complete the online programme on your own terms.


Scholarships available

Google is now providing 150,000 scholarships across Europe, Middle East and Africa to help those who need access to the certificates.