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MTN Foundation Ace Tech 2022

MTN ACE is a nationwide youth-centered economic empowerment program that impacts the relevant skills and creates opportunities for the youth. They program is designed for fresh graduates, those in and out of school, innovators, entrepreneurs well as tech-driven start-ups.

The programs constitute;

  1. Ace Tech which focuses on upskilling the youth interested in tech-related innovations.
  2. Ace Career which seeks to empower fresh graduates with workplace skills and internship placement.
  3. Ace Skilling which is tailor-made for the youths who are in or out of school to equip them with entrepreneurial skills.

The MTN ACE initiative is an invention of the MTN Uganda Foundation, executed in partnership with; the Ministry of ICT & National Guidance, The National ICT Innovation Hub, Centenary Technology Services, Refactory, MUBS Entrepreneurship Innovation, and Incubation Centre, as well as MTN’s Fintech subsidiary, MTN MoMo Uganda Limited.

About MTN Foundation

The MTN Foundation scholarship scheme seeks to attract high performing full time students studying in public tertiary institutions (universities, polytechnics and colleges of education) in Nigeria. The scholarship provides financial assistance to students who might otherwise be unable to pay for their tertiary education and aims to recognize and reward academic excellence.


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Ace Tech

Application Deadline13 Jan 2023
Country to studyUganda
TypeTraining
SponsorMTN Foundation
GenderMen and Women

Aim and Benefits of Ace Tech

MTN Foundation in partnership with the National ICT innovation hub and Centenary Technology Services implement the MTN Innovation Program, dubbed the Ace Tech program.

The program is delivered by Refactory whose focus is on skilling work ready talent for software engineering and related disciplines. The program trains both entry level and experienced digital innovators that are looking to upskill both their programming and entrepreneurial skills. The hub creates an environment for ICT innovators facing challenges with workspace, limited internet connectivity and searching for creative spaces that spur thinking. MTN Foundation equip the space and facilitates training, coaching and mentorship for startups.

The program targets Ugandans with an innovative idea solving real life problems across all sectors, with specific key priority areas of Uganda’s Vision2040 – National Development Priorities i.e., Agriculture, Tourism & Trade, Minerals & Energy, Health, Education, Refugee/Host Communities and the Justice, Law and Order sector.

The partnership focuses on business development and advisory service, capacity building and incubation of innovations.


Requirements for Ace Tech Qualification

The individual must be a digital innovator looking to upskill with programming and entrepreneurship skills. He/ She should have built or attempted to build a digital product and are looking to upskill and should have  been a part of team that has built or attempted to build a digital product and are looking to upskill

All applicants must possess the following:

  1. Should be 18 years and above
  2. Must be able to commit to the program attendance of at least 80%.
  3. Must have access to a laptop and internet

Application Deadline

January 13, 2023


How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to MTN Foundation on www.mtn.co.ug to apply

Fot more details, visit MTN website.

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