When it comes to hands-on skills and career development, Salesforce take every chance to support and empower everyone in the ecosystem, regardless of their background and experience. That’s why the Trailblazer Scholarship – back for 2023 – is so important.
Not only does this program facilitate unmatched learning opportunities, it also connects successful applicants with industry experts and invaluable mentorship. Applications will be open until November 30, 2022 – it’s time to blaze your trail…
Who Is Eligible?
Before you go any further, it’s worth taking a few minutes to double check that you’re eligible to apply for the scholarship. Here’s what you need to know – eligible applicants must:
- Be a resident of the United States, Australia, South Africa, or New Zealand.
- Be a graduate of or currently enrolled in a nonprofit workforce development program committed to skilling up Salesforce talent from underserved communities or groups underrepresented in technology.
- Have achieved at least “Mountaineer” rank on Trailhead (currently equivalent to 25 badges and 18,000 points).
Does this include you? If so, keep reading…
What Does the Scholarship Offer?
Let’s take a look at what the Trailblazer Scholarship looks like – as a successful applicant, you would receive:
- A seat in your choice of certification prep classes (choose one).
- A $200 USD Salesforce certification exam voucher for one of the courses listed below.
- A 1-hour one-on-one coaching session with a Trailblazer Guide. Think career advice, Trailhead tips, and an introduction to the Trailblazer community.
- A 1-hour coaching session with the Salesforce recruiting team – this will focus on resume building and interview skills.
- A Trailblazer Scholar virtual celebration – you’ll be engaging with Trailhead, the Trailblazer community, and Salesforce+.
You will need to complete the Be a Trailblazer Trailmix, as well as another Trailmix associated with your certification preparation (CRT) class selection. Choose from:
- Study for the Administrator Certification
- Prepare for Your Salesforce Advanced Administrator Credential
- Study for Your Salesforce Platform App Builder Credential
- Study for Your Salesforce Platform Developer I Credential
- Study for the Marketing Cloud Administrator Exam
You’ll also need to be available to attend classes, which will take place from January 30 to February 3, 2023.
From honing industry-leading skills to gaining globally-recognized certifications, the Trailblazer Scholarship provides real opportunities to learn, advance, and connect in the Salesforce ecosystem.
If you’re eligible, available, and interested, what are you waiting for? Apply now!