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Sankofatech’s Achievers in Technology (AIT) Program for African Students

Applications are currently invited from talented and motivated individuals to take advantage to learn essential skills in the Sankofatech’s Achievers in Technology (AIT) Program available to undergraduate African students.

The Sankofatech’s Achievers in Technology (AIT) is a rigorous four-year scholarship and mentorship program that aims to produce the next generation of African technology professionals in the United States.


  • Organisation: Sankofatech’s Achievers in Technology (AIT)
  • Program Location: USA
  • Program Duration: 4 years
  • Available Slot: Several
  • Basic Qualifications: Undergraduates
  • Nationality: African Nationalities

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Eligibility Criteria

Applicants are expected to meet the following conditions for the Sankofatech’s Achievers in Technology (AIT) Program:

  • Be entering a U.S. college or university as a first-year student in the 2024-2025 academic year
  • Demonstrate an interest in pursuing a tech career (i.e. Software Engineering, Product Management, Data Science, Information Security, Project/Program Management, Networking, Database Administration, etc.)
  • Be of African descent
  • Come from a low-income household.

Program Benefits

AIT scholars will receive numerous benefits by participating in the program, and some of these benefits include:

  • An annual $500 scholarship award (up to $2000)
  • Personalized career mentor(s) from top tech companies
  • Job readiness training (e.g., mock job interviews, resume reviews)
  • Access to a network of diverse tech professionals
  • Site visits to tech companies
  • Virtual webinars related to career and personal development
  • Opportunity to work on a project that benefits your community

Also Apply: The Machel-Mandela Internship Programme for Young Graduates 2024

Application Procedures

How-to-Apply: Students who are interested in participating in the AIT program should follow the steps:

  • Fill out an application form by Saturday.
  • Selected applicants will be invited for an interview.
  • Sankofatech will notify all applicants of the final decision by July 2024.

Application Deadline: April 27, 2024

Visit the Official Website for Further Details

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