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Fully Funded 12-month ALX Software Engineering Program 2022 for Young Africans

Applications are now open for the Fully Funded 12-month ALX Software Engineering Program 2022 for Young Africans. Here’s how to apply
Application Deadline: August 8, 2022
ALX offers job-ready training in the tech fields employers need most. ALX, in partnership with The ROOM, is brought to you by the organisation that leads African Leadership Academy, African Leadership University, and Anzisha Prize Foundation.
Companies across the globe will continue to face technology talent gaps over the next decade. Software engineers are some of the most in-demand, higher paid professionals helping to navigate the advanced digital transformation taking place across the business landscape.
The 12-month ALX Software Engineering Programme prepares you with the technical and work-ready skills for a global career as a Full-Stack Developer.
Fee Waiver

  • ALX offers top training in leading fields for future young leaders.
  • Programme fees have been waived in 2022 due to the sponsorship of the Mastercard Foundation and other partners.
Programme Requirements for ALX Software Engineering Program 2022
  • 12 months, 70 hours/week
  • English proficiency
  • Access to a desktop or laptop
  • No prior programming experience required, in-course assessment
  • Commitment and determination
Programme Sprints for ALX Software Engineering Program 2022
  • (4) 12-Week Modules
  • Understanding Programming Languages
  • Programming Foundations 1
  • Programming Foundations 2
  • Front-End or Back-End Specialisation
Post Certification for ALX Software Engineering Program 2022
  • Join The ROOM’s talent community
  • Discover, explore, and create professional opportunities
  • Build life-changing relationships for your future of success
Benefits of ALX Software Engineering Program 2022
  • Gain the technical capabilities and the job-ready skills employers require.
  • Through your ALX software engineering programme you will benefit from your peer community, unlock new experiences, and connect to opportunities that will make an impact.


Application Deadline

It’s important to note that online applications will close on Monday, 8 August 2022. Please submit your application before the deadline to be considered for the next cohort.   If you are successful, your onboarding will take place on Monday, 15 August 2022.

  • Once you complete the application, you will be enrolled in the ALX Software Engineering Program 2022 Programme, conditional on you passing the first month of the programme.
  • It is very important for you to know that you need to be able to dedicate 70 hours a week to this programme should you be accepted.
  • In the first month, you will have to prove your commitment to software engineering by meeting the high standards of the programme.
  • During Software Engineering Program 2022, you must earn a cumulative score of 80% in all your projects in order to proceed into the next months of the programme.

If you score less than 80% cumulatively on all your projects in the first month, you will be de-enrolled and will no longer participate in the ALX Software Engineering programme.

Are you ready?

Visit the Official Webpage of the ALX Software Engineering Programme 2022/2023