Google offers 40,000 scholarships to support Vietnam's digital transformation

By VNA   October 29, 2023 | 03:33 am PT
Google offers 40,000 scholarships to support Vietnam's digital transformation
Researchers at the Vietnam Defense Industry work on an unmanned aerial vehicle. Photo by VnExpress/Gia Chinh
Google on has announced that it will offer 40,000 scholarships for Vietnamese students, and introduced three additional training courses in its program to support Vietnam's digital transformation.

The announcement was made at an event held Saturday within the framework of the 2023 Vietnam International Innovation Exhibition (VIIE 2023) held by the Ministry of Planning and Investment from Oct. 28-Nov. 1.

The scholarships will be part of Google Career Certificates program, launched in 2022, as a non-profit project by Google in Vietnam, sponsored by the National Innovation Center (NIC).

The program is part of a series of projects and activities by Google to enhance the digital skills and knowledge of the Vietnamese workforce.

After completing each course, learners receive globally recognized professional certifications from Google in various fields, including IT support, data analytics, project management, digital marketing & e-commerce, and user experience design, through the online learning platform

The program will offer eight courses, including five courses launched during the 2022-2023 phase, and three new courses: cybersecurity, advanced data analytics, and business intelligence. These courses will be available for free until Dec. 31, 2024.

It obtained significant achievements in narrowing the digital gap in Vietnam, providing learning and development opportunities for 20,000 students. In addition, the program has cooperated with VietnamWorks and TopCV to build a network of more than 100 recruitment partners.

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