FAQs for Phase 1 of the Blacks In Technology Scholarship Below you can find answers to some frequently asked questions during Phase 1 of the program. Where can I find information on important program dates? You can find all important program timeline information on the BIT Scholarship program’s Landing Page: https://www.udacity.com/scholarships/blacks-in-technology Will I need access to external tools during Phase 1 of the Scholarship program? Do I need to pay for such tools/services? No technical requirements or additional payments required for any of the tracks. The Cloud track does require you to launch AWS from the classroom, for more instructions on how to launch AWS from the classroom check out this article. Will there be a certificate of completion for Phase 1 of the Scholarship Program? No certificate will be awarded. However, you can add the fact that you participated in the Scholarship Challenge on your LinkedIn Profile. Click here for instructions on how to add a certificate of participation to your LinkedIn Profile. Populate the text boxes with the following: Certification Name - Blacks in Technology Scholarship Challenge Course Certification Authority - Udacity Time Period - April 26th, 2021 - June 25th, 2021 Certification URL and License Number - you don’t need to write anything in these text boxes I’ve been accepted into a Scholarship Program and I need help with the material in the challenge course. Where do I go? Once you’ve been accepted into a Scholarship Program and you need guidance on course materials, please check out your track specific lesson channels (eg. #data_l1, #cloud_l1, #product_l1) and the #tech_help channel in your Slack workspace! Your peers will be able to answer any technical questions you have about the course. Will I still have access to Phase 1 Scholarship content after Phase 1 ends? Students will not be granted continued access to the Challenge course content. Once the Phase I deadline passes, you will be automatically unenrolled and will lose access regardless of whether you have been accepted into Phase 2 or not. At the end of the Challenge course, the Community team will provide instructions on how to update your LinkedIn profile.