Empowering the next generation of African tech leaders


Explore our scholarship opportunities, fuel your passion, and shape a future defined by innovation and excellence.

Powering Africa's Digital Workforce

We are on a mission to make Africa the hotbed of tech talent outsourcing, training between 20 to 50 thousand students annually.  To make our courses more accessible, we will be offering several scholarships to benefit thousands.

Access to Cutting-Edge Tech Education:

As a scholarship recipient, you will gain exclusive access to IBT Learning's state-of-the-art online courses and programs.

Mentorship and Guidance from Industry Leaders:

Scholarship recipients will have the unique opportunity to be mentored by seasoned professionals

Career and Placement Support:

We don't just stop at education; we are committed to helping you launch a successful career in the tech industry.

Current scholarships

Our available scholarships are designed to provide financial support and unique opportunities for those passionate about tech. Explore the options below and embark on a journey where innovation meets education.

Application open

Founder's Scholarship

Bootcamp: Any

Deadline: 26/02/2024

Covers: 90% Tuition fee only

Region: All Africa

Eligibility Criteria

Must be African, living in Africa

Pass the assessment test and be enrolled into a program

Must complete the program

Application Closed

Application closed

Godspower Oshodin Scholarship

Bootcamp: All

Deadline: 26/01/2024

Covers: 100% Tuition + application fee

Region: ECOWAS

Eligibility Criteria

Must be between 18-29 years old

Must be from and be living in an ECOWAS member State

Must be able to learn in English and commit to the program

Application closed

Application open

Women in Tech Scholarship

Bootcamp: All

Deadline: 26/02/2024

Covers: 100% Tuition fee only

Region: All Africa

Eligibility Criteria

Must be female and at least 18 years old

Not currently working in tech

Must be based in any African country and able to learn in English

Application Closed


Full Stack Software Engineering

Embark on a transformative journey with our Full Stack Software Engineering program. Master front-end and back-end technologies, agile methodologies, and real-world projects. Elevate your skills, build robust applications, and launch a dynamic career in tech

Next start date / June, 2024

Product Management

This course covers all aspects of product management, equipping you with the skills and knowledge needed to thrive in today’s competitive market. Over the next 24 weeks, you’ll gain a comprehensive understanding of the product development lifecycle.

Next start date / June, 2024


Get trained in data science and be industry-ready. Become equipped with the knowledge and skills to extract valuable insights from complex datasets, apply cutting-edge algorithms, and make informed decisions. Dive into the world of data-driven discovery and solve real-world problems.

Next start date / June, 2024

DevOps Industrial Training

Designed to give you hands-on experience on DevOps tools and best practices about continuous development, continuous testing, and configuration management, including continuous integration and deployment and continuous monitoring of the software throughout its development life cycle.

Next start date / June, 2024


Learn important concepts such as risk management, risk mitigation, threat management, ethical hacking, cryptography, computer networks & security, application security, and various security practices for businesses along with hands-on demonstrations.

Next start date / June, 2024

Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET)

Master the art of ensuring software reliability and performance with our comprehensive Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) course, designed to equip you with the skills in software development & testing

Next start date / June, 2024

Why Scholarships?

Empowering Africa’s Youth: We believe in the power of education to transform lives. By providing scholarships to thousands of students annually, we empower the youth of Africa to pursue careers in technology and become the next generation of innovators.

Closing the Skills Gap: Africa has a wealth of talent waiting to be discovered. The IBT Tech Scholarship addresses the skills gap by offering comprehensive training in cutting-edge technologies, ensuring graduates are well-equipped for the demands of the tech industry.

Driving Social Impact: Beyond individual success stories, the IBT Tech Scholarship is a catalyst for positive social change. By empowering individuals with the skills to navigate the digital landscape, we contribute to the overall development of communities and nations across Africa.

our scholarship  sponsors 

Discover the array of advantages awaiting participants in IBT Learning scholarship program, from valuable skill development to exclusive networking opportunities, our program is designed to provide participants with a unique and enriching experience. Elevate your journey with us and unlock the positive impacts that await you.


Whether you're a business, an individual, a foundation, or a government and are looking to expand your impact, become a scholarship sponsor

    Frequently asked Questions

    Who is eligible to apply for the IBT Learning Tech Scholarship for Africans?

    Each Scholarship has its own stipulated criteria to qualify. Please ensure you meet each scholarship's qualification requirements before applying. The scholarships are generally open to individuals across the African continent looking to break into tech.

    What courses are covered by the scholarship?

    The Scholarships only cover our career path boot camps as well as certain bundled courses. They do not cover individual on-demand courses on our website

    How will I be notified if I am selected for the scholarship?

    Successful applicants will be notified via email. Please ensure that the contact information in your application is accurate and current.

    Can I apply for more than one course through the scholarship?

    The scholarship typically covers one course per recipient. However, the selection committee may consider exceptional cases based on the applicant's background and career goals.