The applications are open to young data scientists and engineers based in Rwanda who are interested in using data tools and techniques to solve development challenges. Applicants should be interested in learning how to become creative problem solvers and be committed to generating innovative data solutions to help advance development in their country and in the region.
Applicants must apply in teams of minimum 2 and maximum 3 people. Teams are encouraged to combine skills in data science and data engineering.
Applicants must choose one challenge they wish to solve. They can apply to the program with or without an existing solution idea (they may generate their solution idea as they go through the program).
All applicants must be able to attend all training sessions and dedicate time additionally to continue developing their solution ideas.