Everything you want to know about 2015 Linux Training Scholarship Program

Linux Training Scholarship program is announced by the Linux Foundation to encourage those who want to avail Linux training. This organization being a non-profitable one is dedicated to increase the number of qualified Linux professionals by training the eligible candidates with Linux courses. It basically aims to give scholarship to those eligible candidates who really do not have much fund to pursue Linux training courses. It is committed to give the IT industry the true Linux professionals and shape the future of the Linux operating system.

Linux Training Scholarship Program 2015

The Linux Foundation has announced its scholarship program of this year on Jun 15 and has added 9 more scholarships to last year’s 5 thus making it total 14 scholarship awards. Two more new courses named as Linux Newbies and Teens-in Training are introduced as a part of the training. The best part of this year’s program is that the certifications will be awarded as in addition to the scholarship. Candidates will be allowed to take up Linux Foundation Certified System Administrator (LFCS) or Linux Foundation Certified Engineer (LFCE) exam.

Eligibility Criteria

To become an eligible candidate you need to prove your interest and knowledge in Linux. Your application will be scrutinized by a distinguished panel of Linux Foundation and their decision will be final. If you are really in need of fund and have genuine interest in Linux courses you will be given priority. The results of shortlisted candidates will be on display in mid-August. It is definitely not easy to make it for the scholarship as thousands apply for it but the foundation aims at awarding the most capable candidate

Various Categories

Apart from the above mentioned new courses few others are:

  • Whiz kids
  • Women in Linux
  • SysAdmin Super Stars
  • Developer Do-Gooder
  • Linux Kernel Guru

If you want to avail this scholarship improve your basics about Linux by either enrolling for any Linux courses or reading books related to Linux.