Black Homeschoolers of Central Florida, Inc.

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BHCFL Google Career Certificate Scholarship Program


Black Homeschoolers of Central Florida, Inc. (BHCFL) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that has been serving the Greater Central Florida homeschool community since 2009, providing support, classes, field trips and learning opportunities, along with hosting events for homeschooled youth grades Pre-K-12th.

BHCFL is also known for amazing family and cultural events, filled with community resources and information, that uplift and build our community! It is an honor and a privilege to serve our community, especially our youth who hold the future in their hands.

To make an even larger impact in our community, we have partnered with Google in order to create more equitable access to opportunity and advancement and remove structural barriers that have disproportionately hindered our Black talent from joining the middle class. 

Together, we are preparing youth and adults in our communities for high-paying jobs in the fast-growing fields of data analytics, digital marketing & e-commerce, user experience (UX) design, project management, and IT support. This Scholarship to gain Certification is free and there is no prior knowledge needed.

Google and Black Homeschoolers of Central Florida, Inc. are working together to make a better community, and in turn, a better world!


Grow With Google is a self-paced, online training program that offers professional certificates in the fast-growing high-demand fields of project management, user experience (UX) design, data analytics, digital marketing & e-commerce, and IT support.

Thanks to generous support from Grow With Google, Black Homeschoolers of Central Florida, Inc. (BHCFL) is distributing 500 free Google Career Certificate scholarships to not only homeschooling youth and parents, but to our entire community!

Interested in this scholarship and career development opportunity? Fill out the application below! Only applicants who can commit to completing the program should apply.

All applicants, who are truly committed to completing the certificate in 6 months, are welcome. No prior knowledge is required, just your determination to learn something new, collaborate with new friends and potentially, change the course of your professional life. The Program is FREE!

Interested in this opportunity? Fill out this application to be considered for a Google Career Certificate scholarship!


Who is eligible for this opportunity?
Homeschooling families, community members, and veterans are welcome to apply.

What topics can I get a certificate in?

  1. UX/UI (
  2. Project Management (
  3. Data Analytics (
  4. E-Commerce & Digital Marketing (
  5. IT Support (

How much of a time commitment is this?
Each certificate course contains 150-175 hours of self-paced, on-demand coursework and activities. 
When you enroll, the Coursera platform sets deadlines to help guide how quickly you should be moving through your coursework. You can personalize or reset your deadlines. There's no penalty for late assignments. To earn your certificate, all you have to do is complete all of the work. Most Google Career Certificate graduates complete their program within 3-6 months, which breaks down to 10-20 hours/week of coursework.

Do I need to take my classes in person?
No. Google Career Certificates are designed to be completed 100% online via the Coursera platform.

Can I receive college credit for completing a certificate?
Yes - just make sure you ask and confirm with your college or university!

Google's data analytics, IT support, project management and UX design certificates have received credit recommendations from the American Council on Education (ACE®️) – the industry standard for translating workplace learning to college credit. Students can earn a recommendation of up to 12 college credits for completing a Google Career Certificate — the equivalent of 4 college courses at the associate degree level.

Also Available:

Workshops introducing you to a variety of business strategies, digital skills and training, and available certifications to help you boost your resume. 

Come and join us for this exciting new adventure! Sign Up Here!

Google Partner hosting these workshops:

Black Homeschoolers of Central Florida, Inc. (Public)

Contact name:  Rasheeda Denning (Public)

Contact email:

Contact phone: (386) 837-6270

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