Udacity partners with AWS to offer scholarships on machine learning for working professionals


  • Online edtech platform Udacity partnered with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to offer scholarships to working professionals for machine learning.
  • All applicants will be able to join the AWS Machine Learning Foundations Course. While applications are on currently, enrollment for the course begins on May 19.
  • The top 325 performers in the foundation course will be awarded with another scholarship to join Udacity’s Machine Learning Engineer Nanodegree program.
  • The Nanodegree program scholarship will begin on August 19.
Online edtech platform Udacity today (May 6) partnered with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to offer scholarships and train working professionals in machine learning.

All applicants will be able to join the AWS Machine Learning Foundations Course. While applications are on currently, enrollment for the course begins on May 19.

This course will provide an understanding of software engineering and AWS machine learning concepts including production-level coding and practice object-oriented programming. They will also learn about deep learning techniques and its applications using AWS DeepComposer.
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Amid the coronavirus pandemic, organisations and employees are embracing digitisation more than ever. Given that, the demand for artificial intelligence and machine learning skills is on the rise. Thus, possessing these skills makes one eligible for high-growth job roles.

“A major reason behind the increasing uptake of such niche courses among the modern-age learners has to do with the growing relevance of technology across all spheres the world over. In its wake, many high-value job roles are coming up that require a person to possess immense technical proficiency and knowledge in order to assume them. And machine learning is one of the key components of the ongoing AI revolution driving digital transformation worldwide,” said Gabriel Dalporto, CEO of Udacity.

The top 325 performers in the foundation course will be awarded with a scholarship to join Udacity’s Machine Learning Engineer Nanodegree program. In this advanced course, the students will work on ML tools from AWS. This includes real-time projects that are focussed on specific machine learning skills.
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“Our Machine Learning Engineer Nanodegree program is one of the most popular courses on the Udacity platform,” he said.

The Nanodegree program scholarship will begin on August 19.

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