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Data Scientist Program

Click here for the list of Data Insight Scholarship Year 2020 AWARDEES

 

 

Applications are now open for the year 2021. APPLY NOW

Data Insight is excited to announce her Data Scientist Program. From January 2020, the first cohort will commence their training towards being the next generation of Data Scientists. The vision of this program is to adequately educate and develop intelligent yet economically marginalized young people around the world who have defied all odds and have shown a great deal of resilience and academic excellence. 

 

Learn more about Data Insight and what we have to offer at www.datainsightonline.com.

 

 

Program Overview

A Data Scientist employs programming, statistical and machine learning techniques to gain insight from data. Data Insight's Data Scientist Program is a comprehensive online data science training that covers all that you need to begin your journey towards becoming a Data Scientist. Over a period of 1 year, you will develop the technical skills to program in Python and learn how to use this powerful tool to collect, analyze and interpret complex data and to build predictive machine learning models.

 

 

Course Highlight

Courses in the Data Scientist Program are developed by data science experts in industry and academia. They will help you to develop both programming and data science skills.

  • Programming in Python

  • Python for Data Science

  • Shell for Data Science

  • Git/GitHub for Data Science

  • Data Science Toolbox

  • Importing Data in Python

  • Cleaning Data in Python

  • Pandas Foundations

  • Manipulating Data with Pandas

  • Analyzing Data in Python

  • Visualizing Data in Python

  • SQL for Data Science

  • Statistical Thinking in Python

  • Introduction to Machine Learning

  • Supervised Learning in Python

  • Unsupervised Learning in Python

  • Deep Learning in Python

  • Neural Networks in Python

 

 

Projects

The projects in the Data Scientist Program will equip you with hands-on experience for solving real-world problems while building your data science portfolio.

  • 8 Practical course-based projects

  • 2 Applied data science capstone projects

 

Time Commitment

Each participant must be ready to put in at least 20 hours every week.

 

Program Duration

1 year - January 15 to December 15.

Certification

You will receive a professional certificate from Data Insight recognizing your proficiency in data science if and only if you complete ALL program requirements including courses and projects.

 

Scholarship Requirements

In order to participate in Data Insight's Data Scientist Program you must be a recipient of one of the Data Insight Scholarships.

 

Currently, there are up to 105 scholarships to be awarded and each scholarship is worth $1000. To compete for one of these scholarships, you must be able to show in writing and orally that you are interested in data science and that you do not have the financial means to obtain a solid data science education. In addition, you must demonstrate that in spite of  financial constraints in the past, you were able to pull through with excellent academic performance.

 

APPLY NOW for Data Insight Scholarship to participate in the Data Scientist Program.

 

Application Deadline

The last day to submit all application forms is December 15, 2020. Evaluation of applications will start December 1, 2020, and will continue until positions are filled. List  of successful applicants will be posted on this web page on or before December 31, 2020.

Click here for the list of Data Insight Scholarship Year 2020 AWARDEES

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