Below are frequently asked questions for the Wtech Scholarship Artificial Intelligence Nanodegree Program.
What does this program entail?
- The AI Programming with Python Nanodegree in this program consists of a 4-month, self-guided learning journey. Students will have access to a Google Site outlining all resources available to their progress during the program. This resource will be shared with you via email after the program starts.
How can I benefit from this program?
- Students will have the opportunity to work on real-world projects designed by industry experts to build their portfolio of skills and learn core skills sets to prepare them for a career in a job of the future.
Are there any fees for enrollment?
- No! The program is completely free to all scholarship recipients. WTech covers the costs.
How will you contact me?
- We will contact you via email. So, please make sure to check your e-mail frequently and you will need to use one email for everything during the program. The email used will be the same as the one used to set up your Udacity account and participate in the program. Make sure to check your spam folder to see if you received emails from our side.
Can I change the email address that I have used to sign-up?
- You should maintain the same email address you used to apply for the WTech Artificial Intelligence program for the duration of your entire course in order to maintain eligibility for this program.
Will I have access to the material even after my Nanodegree Program ends?
- Successful graduates of our Nanodegree programs are eligible to keep indefinite curriculum access. Please note, however, that students who leave the program—or who are removed from the program—prior to successfully graduating, will not retain access to their Nanodegree program classroom material.
How many hours a week should I expect to spend on my coursework, in order to finish Phase 1 on time?
- Students are recommended to allocate 10-15 hours a week learning.
Can I withdraw/postpone studying after I am enrolled?
- There are no withdrawal or postponing options after you are enrolled in your Nanodegree program. You should only join this program if you are committed to learning and graduating within the defined timeline of the program.
How can I get help with my technical questions?
- For your content and project-related technical questions, you can get help in Knowledge. It is our Q&A platform designed to assist you with your technical questions.
- You can access Knowledge from your classroom's homepage. Just click on the HELP ICON on the left-side panel of your classroom and then click on MENTOR HELP card to ask our mentors a question. You can learn how to access and use Knowledge here.
How do project reviews work in the Nanodegree Program?
Every time you submit a project, you will receive in-depth, personalized feedback on your project submission from one of our expert project reviewers. They will not only tell you what you got right and wrong, but they will also provide guidance on what you should try next, and give suggestions on how you can go even further with your project. Once your review is ready, you will get an email to notify you and you will be able to view it. There are three results for the review:
- Meets Specifications: This means you passed your project as you met all requirements.
- Requires Changes: This means that you failed your project. However, the reviewer will highlight which part that requires to be edited so that you pass the project on your next submission. You can resubmit your project again after editing it through your classroom.
- Ungradeable: This means that the reviewer was not able to grade your project. This could be because you either submitted the wrong files or the files submitted can not be opened because they are in an unsupported format. You can resubmit your project again from your classroom after addressing these issues.
What is plagiarism?
- You can know more details about plagiarism and how to avoid submitting plagiarised projects from here.
Will I have access to the material even after the cohort ends?
- Yes, you will have static access to the content after successfully completing your Nanodegree.
- Static access will include classroom content that will not be updated over time. Such access will not include access to projects that were not previously submitted, as well as certain services, such as community channels, project reviews, workspaces, labs, or quizzes. Please note that learners will lose access to the content if they fail to finish within the program's deadline.
What is the duration of the program?
- The program is a 4-month learning journey and will end on January 27, 2021.
Can I withdraw/postpone studying after I am enrolled?
- There are no withdrawal or postponing options once you are enrolled.
Is there a penalty or fine I must pay if I did not complete my track successfully?
- There is no penalty or fine, however we hope you'll make the most of this incredible opportunity to upskill and reach your personal goals for taking this Nanodegree as part of the program.
How do I know if I am eligible for a Nanodegree Program certificate?
- Upon submitting and passing all your projects within the timeline of your track, you will be eligible to receive a certificate.
Are there any required documents to receive my certificate?
Once you finish all of your Nanodegree projects, you will be prompted to:
- Upload a copy of your governmental ID, Passport, or Driver’s License along with a photo of you through the Netverify system so that your identity is verified.
- Complete the reflection survey in your classroom.
Please note: it can take up to half a day to complete this process, so be sure to leave enough time for yourself to do this before the program end date. If you face any problems with uploading your documents, please reach out to us via our email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will help you.
How can I issue my certificate?
- Once you have completed all of the required projects for your track, a "Graduate" button will activate and appear in your classroom. Once you click on this button, you will be taken to a new page called "Graduation Checklist" where you will be given instructions on completing the graduation process. You can watch this video to help you with the graduation process.
How will my name be written on the certificate?
- Certificates will be issued based on the name provided in your classroom. You can edit your name from inside your Classroom settings BEFORE graduation but not after. Please make sure that the first name and last name displayed in your Classroom settings appear in the way would like them displayed on your certificate. The name displayed on your certificate name can not be changed after graduation.
Can I get a hard copy of my certificate?
- Udacity only provides graduates with a digital copy of the certificate. However, you can always download and print your certificate, if you wish!
How can I prove that I have graduated?
- Once you graduate, there will be a "View Certificate" button at the bottom of your Udacity homepage under the “Graduated” section in your classroom. There, you will find a unique link to share your verified graduation certificate. This is a publicly viewable version of your graduation certificate that can be shared with employers and recruiters as well as any of your social media outlets. Your certificate will provide your graduation date as well as the title of your track as proof of completion.