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We make our income from offering extremely high quality Java training to companies who wish to run in-house courses with 10 or more programmers on topics such as Design Patterns, Advanced Java and Concurrency. These course are also available as on-demand courses on Vimeo:
We frequently get approached by programmers who would like free access to our paid-for courseware. This is why we have launched the Hans Rudolf Scholarship, where they can earn full access to the three on-demand courses that we offer. In addition, they will have the honour of being a Hans Rudolf Scholarship recipient.
The Hans Rudolf Scholarship is worth almost $2000, so you have to earn it by demonstrating your willingness to work hard and take responsibility for your own education.
In order to receive the coveted Hans Rudolf Scholarship, you need to do the following:
Once you have completed the first two tasks on the list (study all 263 newsletters and watch all 22 Java tutorials), please fill in this form and we will make an appointment to do the oral examination via Skype:
Note: This scholarship rewards diligence rather than financial need. Anybody who has fulfilled the requirements is eligible to receive the Hans Rudolf Scholarship. It does not matter if you are rich or poor, black or white, female or male. Please only fill in the form once you've done parts 1 and 2 of the list above. And remember, you only have one chance to pass the oral examination. Financial need is no excuse for not doing the hard work required to earn this esteemed scholarship.
Heinz's father was called Hans Rudolf Kabutz. He passed away in 2002 at the young age of 64. He taught Heinz what hard work meant. Heinz saw him work tirelessly in his drinking straw factory, often 12 hours a day. From when he was a little child, his father would point out the University of Cape Town to him and say: "One day, you will be a student there!" He was one of the first subscribers to The Java Specialists' Newsletter and always encouraged Heinz to "keep on going". This scholarship is in his honour.