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Full Scholarships for Tech Nanodegree Program

for African Americans in Metro Dallas

PNC and the Blacks In Technology Foundation are partnering to offer 30 fully funded Udacity scholarships to train and empower members of the African American community of greater Dallas to reshape the tech industry.

The tech industry offers some of the fastest growing and in-demand employment opportunities today. We’re committed to ensuring that everyone has access to these same opportunities to build higher levels of diversity in Dallas’s talent pipelines.

PNC and the Blacks In Technology Foundation are teaming up to offer the Nanodegree Scholarship Program, which aims to advance a diverse workforce and contribute to the region’s overall growth by giving members of the African American community in Dallas family-sustaining and generational-wealth-building opportunities. 

Apply to the Scholarship Program today. Gain applicable skills to start a new career in tech and help break open an industry for the championship and advancement of Black talent.

Fast and Flexible

5–10 hours per week at your own pace

Real-World Projects

Built by leading experts

24/7 Mentor Services

Learning support from Udacity's mentors

Nanodegree Available

What You’ll Get

Enroll in one of two Nanodegree programs designed with top-tier industry partners.

Learn applicable skills for a new career in tech.

Gain access to Blacks In Technology’s platform of job opportunities, career development tools, and mentorship opportunities.


Scholarship Process

Applications are open from January 9, 2023 to January 31, 2023.

Students will be chosen for a full scholarship. They will be notified February 1, 2023 and have access to the Scholarship Nanodegree Program starting February 13, 2023.

Students will receive an official certificate after completing the Scholarship Nanodegree Program.

After graduation, scholarship recipients will continue to be a part of Blacks In Technology’s community and have access to more skills-building opportunities.

How It Works

The quality curriculum is designed with top-tier industry partners, not academics, so you learn the high-impact skills that top companies want.

Learn by doing with real-world projects and other hands-on exercises that lead to real skills mastery.

Self-paced learning – whenever and wherever you want. Graduate while learning part-time for 10 hrs/week.

Reach out to our mentors 24/7 and have your coding questions answered quickly so you can keep learning.

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What is your age?
What is your gender identity
Please indicate your ethnicity:
Are you currently enrolled as a full-time student at a university?
Do you have any experience programming in Java?
Do you have a reliable internet connection to be able to access Udacity courses in this program?
Please comment on relevant personal and professional goals. Include information about professional achievements (e.g., projects) that demonstrate how you have worked towards your goal. Please answer using complete sentences and no more than 150 words.
Please include a detailed response between 100-250 words.
Do you currently reside in the Dallas - Ft. Worth region?
BIT membership is free and offers discounts on certifications and training, mentorship opportunities, and more.
I understand scholarship recipients must be at least 18 years of age and confirm that I am 18 years old or older; I understand that if I receive this scholarship, my fees for the sponsored program (and no other Udacity program) will be covered for the duration of the sponsored program period and there is no cash alternative to the scholarship or right to refund; I understand that residents of a restricted country designated by the United States Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control are not eligible for this scholarship; I agree that I am not a resident in any country that is restricted by such regulations.


"The Android Nanodegree program took me from junior developer to a confident tech entrepreneur."


"Before Udacity, I was working two minimum wage jobs. Now, I have a new job, a new mindset, and new life!"


"Udacity helped me accomplish a better skill set and get closer to my dream job."

About PNC

PNC offers a wide range of services for all our customers, from individuals and small businesses, to corporations and government entities. No matter how simple or complicated your needs, we’re sure to have the products, knowledge and resources necessary for financial success.  

We believe that our company should serve a greater purpose. That’s why we’re committed to the success of our employees, customers and the communities we serve.


About The BIT Foundation

Blacks In Technology is a global platform for Black people in technology, and The Blacks In Technology Foundation is the largest community of Black people in the technology industry. Through community-focused activities, events and outreach, BIT is “Stomping the Divide” by establishing standards for world class technical excellence. BIT serves members through community, media and mentorship, providing resources and guidance and challenging members to establish new standards of innovation. Learn more about the Blacks In Technology Foundation.