Microsoft Leap Paid Learning For Self Taught Programmers And Tech Aspirants

Microsoft is seeking to develop non traditional talent passionate about technology and offer diverse perspectives by seeking out differences they value. The cohort tagged Pathways To Success is held in 16 weeks immersive cohort virtually and give realistic classroom experience to chosen candidates.

The paid learning is for anyone interested in becoming:

  1. Azure Specialist
  2. Business Program Manager
  3. Cloud Solution Architect
  4. Customer Engineer
  5. Cybersecurity Engineer
  6. Data Analyst
  7. Product Manager
  8. Senior Software Engineer
  9. Software Engineer
  10. Technical Program Manager
  11. Technical Support Engineer
  12. User Experience Designer

Scholarship summary

Microsoft is holding the cohort to gather eligible candidates to learn and get paid while learning. The cohort promises to give real-word experience and there’s an opportunity to be retained for work after completing the learning path. The different pathways have different requirements so interested people are to apply for any they are eligible for within the short application window.

All cohorts in the United States will be virtual until further notice while those outside will be held based on local state and country guidance. However, people taking essential roles will be required to be onsite.


  1. Get paid while learning
  2. A possible job opportunity based on performance.

Cohort Registration

Opens on: September 20th 2022 at 5:00PM UTC (6:00PM WAT)
Deadline: October 5th 2022 at 5:00PM UTC (6:00PM WAT).

Cohort span

Starts : January 17th 2023
Ends: May 5th 2023

Application details

Interested people are to go the Microsoft Leap website and check their eligibility for the available cohorts.
Click here to commence your application.