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Education Meets Opportunity with the Patoranking Foundation Tech Scholarship

Patoranking and ALX are teaming up to offer a groundbreaking internship opportunity to empower the next generation of innovators and creators in Africa.

The Internship

40 successful candidates will receive a scholarship for their ALX programme, as well as a paid internship opportunity with one of the world’s top tech companies.

Submit Your Application

To qualify, you must first be accepted into an ALX tech programme. You must then send in a separate application for the Patoranking Foundation Tech Scholarship.

It’s not enough to simply believe in equality in education – we must create it. The Patoranking Foundation Tech Scholarship unlocks endless opportunities for 40 resilient, creative, and mission-driven learners.

The Global Importance of Tech Skills

Tech is not just a trend – it is the foundation for global progress. Patoranking and ALX both agree that everyone deserves a chance to access the skills they need to thrive in today’s digital world.

Demand for Tech Skills is Skyrocketing

Across Africa and the world, tech jobs are growing at an unprecedented rate. From web development to data analysis, companies are seeking skilled individuals to build, innovate, and solve problems.

Unleash Local Potential

A tech-savvy workforce fuels local economies. With the right skills, young people can create solutions to local challenges, build tech start ups, and drive innovation within their own communities and across Africa.

Become Globally Competitive

Tech skills open doors to well-paid, international opportunities. This internship, coupled with your ALX training, will equip you to compete for jobs on a global scale and connect you to a global network of professionals.

The Global Importance of Tech Skills

Tech is not just a trend – it is the foundation for global progress. Patoranking and ALX both agree that everyone deserves a chance to access the skills they need to thrive in today’s digital world.

Demand for Tech Skills is Skyrocketing

Across Africa and the world, tech jobs are growing at an unprecedented rate. From web development to data analysis, companies are seeking skilled individuals to build, innovate, and solve problems.

Unleash Local Potential

A tech-savvy workforce fuels local economies. With the right skills, young people can create solutions to local challenges, build tech start ups, and drive innovation within their own communities and across Africa.

Become Globally Competitive

Tech skills open doors to well-paid, international opportunities. This internship, coupled with your ALX training, will equip you to compete for jobs on a global scale and connect you to a global network of professionals.

About Patoranking

Patoranking uses his platform as a chart-topping African reggae dancehall artist to champion social issues. He founded the Patoranking Foundation, dedicated to unlocking the potential of young Africans through various education processes. This collaboration with ALX empowers youth to become the tech innovators and leaders of tomorrow.

About ALX

At ALX, we believe in the limitless potential of opportunity. Through intensive, immersive tech training programmes, we equip learners with the knowledge and practical skills to thrive in the future of the fast-paced tech industry.

APPLICATION PROCESS

How to Complete Your Patoranking Tech Scholarship Application

STEP 1

Apply to any ALX tech programme

Applicants must apply through the standard ALX Selection process and have been successfully accepted into a tech programme to be eligible to apply for the Patoranking Foundation Tech Scholarship.

STEP 2

Enrol into your ALX tech programme

Once accepted complete the steps to enroll into your ALX tech programme. You can now apply for the scholarship and internship opportunity. Visit the application page on this site and follow the steps outlined. 

STEP 3

Submit your application to the Patoranking Foundation by 2 July 2024

You will then be required to submit your application to be considered for the internship and scholarship. Your application must include a high-res photo of yourself, a personal statement, and a motivational video supporting your statement. Applications must be submitted by midnight EAT on the 2nd of July 2024.

STEP 4

Wait to receive your decision

Check your email! You will receive a decision on whether or not you successfully landed the scholarship before the 15th of July 2024. Scholarship recipients will have the admin fee for their tech programme covered and have the opportunity to qualify for an internship at the end of their tech programme. If you did not receive an acceptance for the scholarship you will still be able to participate in your programme with ALX.

 

*ALX tech programmes carry an  administration fee. The first installment of this fee is due upon successful completion of your 8 week Professional Foundations module and prior to progressing to your chosen tech specialisation.