Education technology start up Udacity collaborates with Microsoft. The startup is well beyond lucky as it new initiative will definitely surprise the markets. Moreover, Microsoft will award scholarships. For its all new Machine Learning Nano degree program in Microsoft Azure. Also, it represents the first of several programs from Udacity and Microsoft that deliver training for Azure cloud services.
However, as healthy it may seem. This education guidance is competitiveness at its best. Since, Udacity collaborates with Microsoft. All participants will have to go through 2 phases each.
Scholarship Procedure & Details
Firstly, after reviewing the applications, 10,000 candidates will be enrolled. This will make up the first phase of the scholarship. Also, the phase begins with a two-month-long foundation course. Which, is an Introduction to machine learning on Azure with a Low-code Experience. Moreover, it is a single course focused on completing prerequisites for the full Nano degree program. Here candidates will be supported by a community moderated by Udacity.
Furthermore, a unique feature of this program is Azure Labs. Students will work on projects in live Azure environments directly within the Udacity classroom.
Lastly, in the second phase, the top 300 performers from the foundation course will be awarded the scholarship. Which is to the Microsoft Azure Machine Learning Engineer Nano degree program. “With Artificial Intelligence continuing to grow at a fast pace. As well as AI engineers in high demand, especially as more enterprises build new cloud applications. Udacity’s training program for Azure machine learning presents an amazing opportunity. Especially, for those looking to further expand their skill set. We’re excited to partner with Microsoft. In order to create professionals with these specialized skill sets.” said Gabriel Dalporto, CEO of Udacity.
“AI is driving transformation across organizations. Since, there is increased demand for data science skills.” said Julia White, Corporate Vice President, Azure Marketing, and Microsoft. “Through our collaboration with Udacity. To offer low-code and advanced courses on Azure Machine Learning. However, we hope to expand data science expertise. Because experienced professionals will truly be invaluable resources to solving business problems.”