Applications are invited for Linux Foundation Training program for the year 2018. Applicants of all nationalities are eligible to apply for these endowments.
This years program will award training scholarships to 14 individuals in seven categories who want to contribute to the advancement of Linux and open-source software and help influence their future.
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The scholarship goal is to increase access to Linux and open-source training, expand diversity in technology and create a clear pathway to the most in-demand and lucrative jobs in the IT industry.
The Linux Foundation protects and promotes the ideals of freedom and generous collaboration established through the development of Linux, and shares these ideals to power any endeavor aiming to make the future a better place in which to live.
Course Level: This is a training program.
Study Subject: This year’s program will award training scholarships to 14 individuals in seven categories who want to contribute to the advancement of Linux and open-source software and help influence their future.
Award: The Linux Foundation Training financial aid positions will cover the expenses for one class to be chosen by each recipient from the Scholarship Track choices, representing thousands of dollars in value (travel expenses for in-person classes are not included).
The award can be taken in Abroad (Applicants can be based anywhere in the world as long as they demonstrate a passion for these technologies and a proven interest in becoming an open-source professional)
The Linux Foundation is offering two scholarships in each of the following seven categories:
Only open to applicants who have completed Lfs101x – Intro to Linux through Edx: Individuals who are new to Linux but have learned the basics by completing the Intro to Linux online course are invited to apply. Recipients in this category will be awarded a scholarship specifically for the next course in this career-focused series – LFS201 – Essentials of System Administration as well as the Linux Foundation Certified System Administrator exam.
Students 13 – 18 years of age who have already started using Linux and/or open-source software and want to get a head start on a career in the field.
2016 high school or college grads already familiar with Linux and/or open-source software but who want to prepare for their career with extra training. Applicants must be 18 years or older.
Women in Open Source:
Linux invites women who have demonstrated leadership or want to take the initiative in creating an opportunity for themselves or other women in the Linux and open source community to submit applications in this category.
SysAdmin Super Stars:
These applicants should have already begun using Linux or open-source software in their workplace but want to take their work to the next level with additional training.
We invite developers who are using Linux and open-source software to advance their communities to submit applications, so they might expand that good work while enhancing their skills.
Linux Kernel Guru:
This category will recognize an individual who has already worked with the Linux kernel community and who can become a more valuable contributor.
Nationality: Applicants of all nationalities are eligible to apply for these endowments.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirements: The Linux Foundation is offering two scholarships in seven categories. Each category is having different entrance requirement.
English language Requirements: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.
How to Apply: The mode of application is online.
Application Deadline: Applications are due by August 31, 2018.