For the Challenge track, you will be able to self enroll and start your learning journey at any time. There are no applications for this track. However, for the Professional and Advanced tracks, applications will open on the 19th of May.
No, there are no fees required.
The track is the path you choose for your journey and it reflects the level of advancement of the technical content. The tracks currently are Challenge, Professional and Advanced. specialization is the field you choose to study inside your track.The specializations currently available are Web, Data and Digital Marketing.
Kindly note that this scholarship program is currently for Egyptian citizens only.
For the Challenge track, you will be able to start your learning journey once you self enroll. For the Professional and Advanced tracks, an email will be sent to you notifying you with an update on your application status.
You can edit your application through your classroom as long as the deadline did not pass. However, please note that you can not delete your application.
We strongly recommend that you enroll/apply for only one specialization that you think most suits your skills. For the Challenge and the Professional tracks, you may enroll/apply for more than one specialization. However, for the Advanced track, you are not allowed to apply for multiple specializations at the same time.
GENERAL CLASSROOM QUESTIONS
For the Challenge track, you will start immediately after enrolling. For the Professional and Advanced tracks, further details will be provided in the acceptance email if you are accepted to the program.
Unfortunately, once you are enrolled you cannot change your track or your specialization.
You can study at any time that is suitable to you as long as you do not exceed the deadline of your track.
Yes, you will have static access to the content after successfully completing your track(s). However, please note that learners in the Professional and Advanced tracks will lose access to the content if they fail to finish within the tracks’ deadlines or if they have been revoked for not making sufficient progress.
No, all learners are required to use their own laptops or PC devices in the program. Also, please make sure you have stable internet connectivity to be able to login to your classroom and progress in your track.
Unfortunately, there are no withdrawal or postponing options.
You should maintain the email address you enrolled in the program for the duration of your track in order to maintain eligibility.
Yes, after you complete all the requirements of your track, you will receive a certificate indicating that you have finished your track successfully.
Unfortunately, if you got revoked due to lack of progress or were unable to complete your track by the specified deadline, you will not be eligible to apply again in the program.
This survey helps us better understand your freelancing journey as a result of your learning experience with the FWD program. Submitting this survey allows us to assess your impact so far!
A gig confirmation is necessary to help us verify your gigs. Please include relevant screenshots of the gig confirmation received after you successfully complete a gig (which includes your name, gig description and/or value of the gig)
We only ask for one verified gig that you are most proud of! No need to resubmit this survey to report other gigs you may have completed.
We will send this survey out to you on a regular basis to check on your progress.
If you haven’t yet started your freelancing journey, you can still report on your freelancing journey so far and any challenges you might be facing so we can assess how to better help you.
500 students who respond to this survey will receive a $30 Noon voucher! Students will be randomly selected.
20 lucky students who report the best verified gigs will receive a $500 Noon voucher. Best gigs are based on skills utlizied, number of hours and hourly rate in the verified gig. Screenshots to confirm this is necessary to qualify.
1 lucky winner will have the opportunity to win a Macbook pro. This is based on the best gig reported from all students. Gigs are valued based on skills utilized, number of hours, and hourly wage. Screenshots to confirm this is necessary to qualify.
Proven successful freelancers will have the chance to join the FWD community as a Guru to give back to the community. Gurus will also be given a FREE Nanodegree scholarship from Udacity from a selection of advanced Nanodgrees.
Gurus provide freelancing support and guidance to students on the FWD community. Selection is based on the student’s freelancing journey and gigs reported.
If you qualify for any of the rewards, you will receive an email from the FWD management team with the relevant details of your reward so stay continued!
Students will be asked to report their gigs regularly to check on their freelancing progress.