Ethereum Community Blockstars

applications for the second run of the programme are now closed.

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B9lab COMMUNITY BLOCKSTARS

Join the Ethereum developer community
with a cutting-edge course, funded by
B9lab and the Ethereum Community.

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B9lab Blockstars

Why Blockstars?

We have been running in-depth Ethereum developer courses since 2015 and students love them, especially the exchanges with the mentors and other students. Our team strongly believes that making quality education available for a diverse range of individuals will strengthen the Ethereum community with the inclusion of people from different cultural and professional backgrounds.

We also want to involve the rest of the community by creating an avenue to give back. Our mission is to offer free training, mentoring, and access to certification in Ethereum development to 1,000 students in 2019. After the successful first run of the Ethereum community blockstars programme, this is the second run where we are opening up to 100 more seats for successful applicants.

B9lab Blockstars

How it works

Up to 100 participants will take the B9lab Ethereum developer course for free, 50 seats sponsored by community, and matched by B9lab. The selection of participants is done through an online test.

All selected participants will have access to our course materials, instructors, and a range of other services provided by our Community Partners.

Participants with a grade of over 80% in their final project will receive a B9lab certification.

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Applicants

100

Developers

9

Weeks

140

Hours

Pathway to COMPETENCES

Timeline Summary

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Submission closes on 23:59 UTC+2
Top TALENT

Only the best

In Phase 1 (the Selection Process), the participants of the Community Blockstars Programme will be selected through an online test. The top ranked individuals from the test results will be offered a chance to participate. Upto 100 participants selected through this process will take the Ethereum developer course for free.

Ethereum DEVELOPER COURSE

Receive education and training

In Phase 2 (the Developer Course), the selected developers will be sponsored by B9lab and the Ethereum Community partners to participate in the Ethereum developer course for free and have access to mentoring and code review by the B9lab tutors.

THe COURSE

Ethereum developer course

The course will last nine weeks and be conducted entirely online, so those selected can participate from anywhere in the world. Progress at your own pace -time demands should be about 20 hours per week of studying/coding.

FINAL EXAM & PROJECT

Exam and Project

In Phase 3 (the Final Project), participants will have four weeks to submit a final project that is built on Ethereum.

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CERTIFIED COMPETENCES

Certificate

In Phase 4 (the Official Certificate), participants’ final projects will be evaluated and graded by the B9lab team. Participants may receive a certificate 4 weeks after submissions if they score well enough to demonstrate professional competence in programming smart contracts on Ethereum. Certificates will be stored on the Ethereum mainnet and protected by private keys.

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