20Fathoms is offering scholarships for digital marketing and business analytics courses through a new program called The Future is Digital Challenge. Adults and high school students who reside in Antrim, Benzie, Grand Traverse, Kalkaska and Leelanau counties are eligible. Enrollment for the program opens on September 22.
This opportunity is available through 20Fathoms’ partnership with the Center on Rural Innovation (CORI), a national nonprofit action tank working to advance economic prosperity in small towns across the country, and Udacity, a worldwide digital career advancement education platform.
In the first phase of the challenge, participants will learn the fundamentals of either digital marketing or business analytics through a self-paced foundational course, sponsored by Udacity. Once the course has been completed, participants can be certified after completing an assessment that tests their knowledge in their corresponding track. Participants will then qualify for a Udacity Nanodegree Program scholarship in one of the aforementioned