Benefits of The MID Scholarship
What do I get from the Scholarship?
You will be entitled to earn a MID Level 1 Certification (worth $497!) for FREE. Under the scholarship, the certification includes one microlearning program: MID101: Microlearning Instructional Design. Upon completion, you will be awarded a digital certificate which you can share on LinkedIn.
What is the overall MID Level 1 Scholarship program?
Gnowbe's MID program is designed to have 2 parts: Level 1: Certification and Level 2: Accreditation.
Level 1 teaches you the science and fundamentals of MID.
Level 2 teaches you the art of implementing MID. Upon completion of Level 1, you may choose to advance into Level 2 and be an Accredited Microlearning Instructional Designer. Learn more here.
Why are we offering the Scholarship?
As the demand for skills in the creator economy accelerates, MID is a key skill to stay relevant in the future of work. To help support this ecosystem, Gnowbe decided to earmark $10 million to give away in scholarships for creators to get certified in future-relevant digital skills.
Where is the Scholarship money coming from?
The scholarship money is coming from Gnowbe. Up till now, individuals and organizations had to pay to access MID Level 1. Gnowbe is forgoing up to $10 million in revenue to provide the MID Scholarship and support the creator ecosystem.
How can you pay it forward?
You are invited to help upskill creators around the world. We'd recommend that you pay this forward by sharing this opportunity with at least ten people.
Some ideas include:
- Sharing the scholarship with your connections
- Conducting virtual workshops to educate people about MID, teach friends, colleagues, and fellow trainers like yourself how to use Gnowbe
Share your MID workshops and use hashtags, #MIDCertified #AnyoneCanCreate, and you may be featured as the creator of the week on Gnowbe's social media and weekly newsletters!
Scholarship Eligibility, Certification and Application Deadline
Am I eligible for the Scholarship?
As long as you are willing to learn how to use Gnowbe as an authoring tool, you will be considered for the Scholarship.
Are there any minimum requirements to apply?
There are no minimum requirements to apply! All you need to have is a willing attitude to learn more about Microlearning Instructional Design (MID).
Do I need any programming or technical skills to apply?
No not at all. This MID Certification is for creators who have content that they want to design in interactive ways.
When is the Scholarship application deadline?
The scholarship will be available on a first-come, first-served basis, till the $10M funding is fully utilized.
How long will it take to earn the certification?
All programs are self-paced. It takes up to 3 to 5 hours to complete the programs, depending on your knowledge and experience.
How do I obtain my MID certification?
Once you have completed the microlearning program, a digital certificate will then be issued to you. You will be able to share this on LinkedIn.