Updated as of December 12th, 2019. Scholarships are listed in alphabetical order by school.
Attending a coding bootcamp can be a life-changing experience, but covering tuition can be a challenge for many students. Data from SwitchUp's survey shows that bootcamp tuition often exceeds $10,000, and most programs aren’t eligible for traditional financing like federal student aid.
A growing number of bootcamps offer scholarships to help make tech education more accessible. If you are applying to a coding bootcamp, you’ll definitely want to check out our complete list of scholarships. We’ve compiled over 80 scholarships from top schools to help you launch your career in tech - or just skill up! - in 2019.
PATHWAYS SCHOLARSHIP | $4,000
Practical Penetration Testing | Full Scholarship
Evolve Academy is now enrolling for their upcoming Penetration Testing Live Online. Register online to be considered for a Full Scholarship. Register here.
#Back2Code Challenge | $1,500
Get back into learning with Flatiron's #Back2Code Challenge. Everyone who completes the challenge will automatically be eligible for a $1500 scholarship to any of Flatiron School's programs.
Deposit Assistance Program | Awards Vary
App Academy is now offering scholarships of up to 30% towards off tuition — Merit-Based Scholarships and Close the Gap Scholarships. The Merit-Based scholarships are available to applicants who demonstrate excellence throughout the already difficult admissions process. Close the Gap scholarships are available to applicants who belong to underrepresented groups in tech.
Merit-Based Scholarship | Up to 30% Off
The Deposit Assistance Program (DAP) allows App Academy's Full-Time course to be more accessible to people from communities historically underrepresented in tech. This can range from race/ethnicity, veteran status, disability, gender, LGBTQ, socio-economic background, age, etc. App Academy will award deposit assistance for up to 5 students per cohort and recipients will be awarded and notified four weeks prior to the start date of the cohort if accepted. Students who are awarded the deposit assistance will be asked to submit their full deposit ($2,000) 3 weeks before the start of the program (with a deferred payment of $26,000).
Diversity in Tech | Awards Vary
Alchemy Code Lab’s Diversity in Tech scholarship aims to remove barriers and provide opportunities for women, veterans, LGBT!IA+, and students from racial and ethnic backgrounds that are traditionally underrepresented in tech. Let them know on your application if you are interested in this scholarship.
Women Who Code Portland | $5000
The Women Who Code Portland scholarship is awarded quarterly to two women per season. Winners must first apply and obtain acceptance into Alchemy Code Lab’s program. Indicate your interest in this scholarship on your application.
HispanicPros | Full Tuition
Alchemy partnered with HispanicPros to provide two full program scholarships valued at over $20,000 each. Eligible winners must be accepted into Alchemy Code Lab’s school program. Please inquire with admissions.
Various Discounts | 10% Off
Big Nerd Ranch offers 10% off tuition with a valid military, school, or educator ID. Alumni also automatically qualify for a 10% discount. Email Big Nerd Ranch for more information.
Grace Hopper Scholarship for Women in Technology | $500
Bitmaker is offering a $500 deduction for all women who participate in full-time programming courses at Bitmaker Labs. The Grace Hopper Scholarship is applicable to any women who enroll into either the Web Development or UX + Product Design program.
Early Bird Discount | $500 - $750
Bitmaker also offers an early bird discount to students who enrol at least 30 days before a course start date. The early bird discount is available for both the Web Development or UX + Product Design program, with the student deposit of $500.
Close the Gap | Awards Vary
In an effort to increase the number of women in technology-related fields, Bloc is committing $1 million to help self-identifying women pursue their dreams of becoming software developers and designers. Scholarships are awarded based on merit, and recipients will receive up to 25% off tuition.
New Relic Diversity Scholarship| $500
Bloc partnered with New Relic to create an ongoing scholarship fund to promote diversity in software development and UX design. Each week, two applicants are selected to receive a $500 partial scholarship toward any Bloc program.
Women Who Code Bootcamp Scholarship | $1,000
Women Who Code and Bloc have partnered to create a scholarship for women. Three women are selected each month for a $1,000 partial scholarship toward any Bloc program.
Veterans Scholarship in Development & Design | Up to 25% Off
Bloc recently relaunched this scholarship fund, which allows all active duty, veteran and military spouses to apply for up to 40% off their Bloc program.
Women in Tech and Veterans | $1,000+
Bottega offers scholarships ranging from $1,000 off tuition to full-tuition for veterans, women, or distinguished persons in financial need. Availability is limited and varies over time.
All Scholarships | $200 to $2,000
Women in Development Scholarship | $200 to $2,000
The Women in Development Scholarship is automatically awarded to all women enrolled in a part-time Development course or a full-time Development program.
University & College Student Scholarship | $200 to $2,000
Current students and recent graduates (up to 4 months) are encouraged to apply.
Entrepreneur in Technology Scholarship | $200 to $2,000
BrainStation strives to provide entrepreneurs and small business owners with the digital skills needed to achieve success.
Scholarship for Non-Profit Employees | $200 to $2,000
Employees of any non-profit are encouraged to apply to grow a skill set that will empower their organization to stand out digitally.
Merit Scholarship | $200 to $2,000
BrainStation’s Merit Scholarship is designed to empower those who are passionate about learning and investing in their career potential.
Scholarships | Up to $1,000
Claim Academy has a number of scholarships available for students, including:
Applicants may apply for a maximum of two scholarships. You must apply for, and be accepted into, Claim Academy before being eligible for scholarships.
Diversity Scholarship | $500
Discounts available for women and members of Canadian Forces of $500 off tuition price.
Full Stack Development and Data Engineering Scholarship | 10% - 50% off tuition price.
Codely is Barcelona's first all-women's coding school. Starting in January 2018, they're offering several scholarship opportunities to applicants for their Full Stack or Data Engineering bootcamps.
Diversity Scholarship Fund | Up to 70% Off Tuition
Scholarships from the Diversity Scholarship Fund are need-based, covering up to 70 percent of tuition for recipients. Women, U.S. military veterans, and populations underrepresented in technology (African American, Hispanic, and Native American, including Alaskan and Hawaiian) are eligible to apply for scholarships from this fund.
Scholarships are awarded based on financial need and the applicant's ability to meet requirements of both the course and scholarship application. Apply here.
Plus, Code Fellows has been certified by both Washington State and Federal Veterans Administrations to accept the GI Bill.
Veteran’s Scholarship | Up to $10,500
Code Platoon, the nonprofit organization creator of the 14-week Coding Bootcamp exclusively for veterans, is committed to making coding programs affordable for veterans. All admitted veterans and military spouses are eligible for this scholarship, making the out-of-pocket cost $2,500 or less. As of 2018, Code Platoon is also approved for GI Bill eligibility.
Remote Attendance | Full Tuition Scholarship
Code Platoon has introduced a new way to retain with the advantages of both in-person training and online learning via a Live-online learning course. Code Platoon offers Full Time Scholarships to two veterans and one military spouse per cohort
Women in Technology | Full Tuition Scholarship
Code Platoon also sponsors a Full Scholarship for an extraordinary woman veteran for their 14-week Coding Bootcamp beginning January, 2018.
Transgender Veteran | Full Scholarship
Code Platoon is doing their part in making things equal. Transgender veterans face serious challenges entering the world of software development. In addition to offering great financial aid - thanks to partnerships with wonderful organizations - Code Platoon is offering a full ride to a transgender veteran to help narrow that gap.
Plus, Code Platoon will begin accepting the GI Bill in 2018
Women In Tech | 50% Off Fast Track Bootcamp
Coder Academy is offering one person per campus the opportunity to receive a subsidy for the Fast Track Bootcamp only. You must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident to be eligible.
Women’s Scholarships | Up to $5,000
For each Full-Stack immersive program, CodeUp offers $10,000 in scholarships, exclusively to women: with one recipient $5,000, and two recipients $2,500 each.
Minorities in Tech | Up to $5,000
For each Full-Stack immersive program, CodeUp offers $10,000 in scholarships, exclusively to minorities: with one recipient $5,000, and two recipients $2,500 each.
Veteran Benefits | Up to 100% Tuition
As of July 2016, CodeUp accepts GI Bill benefits, which can cover up to 100% of tuition. Veterans admitted to Codeup can also apply for grant-based tuition assistance with Project QUEST, a San Antonio non-profit organization. Plus, any veteran or dependent who enrolls in the Full-Stack program can receive a $1,000 scholarship.
First Responders | $1,000 Scholarship
Any current or former first-responder who enrolls in CodeUp's Full-Stack program will receive a $1,000 scholarship. Just show you First Responder Certification!
Pride Scholarship | $1,000 Scholarship
Any applicant identifying as a member of the LGBTQIA+ community can apply for a $1,000 scholarship.
Relocation Grant | $1,000 Scholarship
Any student relocating to San Antonio may apply for a $1,000 scholarship. In order to receive this scholarship, students must commit to stay in San Antonio for at least 1 year following their graduation.
All Scholarships | Awards Up to $1,000
Coding Dojo offers scholarships up to $1,000 for diversity in tech, military retaining, and $1,000 for women in tech. Check out these scholarships to see if you are eligible.
Women in Tech Scholarship | $500 Off Tuition (In-Person), 10% Off (Online)
As supporters of women in tech, as well as diversity in all workplaces, CodingNomads offers scholarships for both their in person and online courses to aspiring female software engineers.
Military Scholarship | $1000 Off Tuition (In-Person), 10% Off (Online)
Are you a veteran seeking career training? CodingNomads wants to give back by offering several scholarships to active and retired military personnel.
Live the Dream Scholarship | up to $1000 Off (In-Person)
This scholarship is intended for people who have the vision and have the motivation, but just lack the funds to get started. The team at CodingNomads has been there, and they get it. To apply, simply tell your story and why you’re passionate about learning to code.
Local Resident Scholarship | up to 1,000 (In-Person)
CodingNomads is able to keep tuition rates low in part by hosting courses in affordable countries (Bali, Mexico City). To give back they are offering 2 full tuition scholarships for the Bali 2018 coding bootcamp to qualified residents of Indonesia. Learn More!
Continuing Education Scholarship | $500
Coding Temple offers $500 off for students who are enrolled in college or have graduated with a bachelors degree. If you are working in another industry and are looking to make a career change from the education you have received in College.
Veteran Scholarship | $500
To show their respect for serving the USA, Coding Temple would like to honor students with a $500 discount students that have served in the Military.
Women in Tech | $1,500
In an effort to promote gender equality in the tech workforce, Covalence is offering $1,500 scholarships to every female student enrolled in their Nashville Full Stack Course, beginning on October 2nd, 2017.
Women in Tech Scholarship | 10% Off Tuition
Codeworks is proud to support women in tech by offering all female applicants a 10% tuition discount to help reduce the Tech industry gender gap.
Non-profit Professionals Fellowship | Full Tuition for 5-Day Course
Data Science Dojo offers fellowships to non-profit professionals dedicated to using data science to improve lives. Fellows are not required to become data scientists - they can pursue whatever career they want. To be eligible you must work at a non-profit organization. Fellows receive a $1,000 travel reimbursement in addition to full tuition for a 5-day data science bootcamp.
General Scholarship | $2,500
The DevMountain Scholarship is a scholarship awarded to anyone looking to further their education.
This is a one-time award to assist tomorrow’s leaders with their financial responsibilities with regards to furthering their education. Only one winner will be selected out of all applicants per scholarship term. The scholarship can be applied towards DevMountain attendance, but can also be used towards a four-year degree, online learning, trade schools, or any other form of education/learning.
The Builder's Scholarship | Up to $1,500
DigitalCrafts offers a Builder's Scholarship to any students with especially inspiring stories. Scholarships are available to all students who submit a completed application and deposit for the course.
Merit & Diversity | $650 Scholarships
Every month Firehose will award multiple scholarships to students wanting to launch lucrative careers as web developers. Their scholarships assist those who are underrepresented in the technology industry, as well as high-achievers who need financial assistance. More information about their scholarships on offer can be found here.
Houston Heros Scholarship | $5,000
Flatiron School is committed to expanding access for our nation’s heroes to the most sought-after skills in tech. All veterans admitted to Flatiron School’s Houston’s Software Engineering Immersive will receive a $5,000 scholarship.
The Flatiron Fund | $1,000
Flatiron offers a variety of scholarships to women, minorities, and veterans, as well as merit-based scholarships. These awards start at $1,000 each.
Chicago Immersive Program | $2,000 scholarship
Fullstack Academy and 1871, Chicago's largest and most important tech incubator, have partnered to award $250,000 in scholarships. All admitted students to Fullstack Academy's Chicago campus will automatically get a $2,000 scholarship.
50 States of Code Scholarship | Awards Vary
Fullstack Academy has committed up to $500,000 in partial and full-tuition scholarships for their Remote Program, which enables students to attend from anywhere in the US.
Fullstack Academy Need-Based Scholarships | $1,000
Needs-based partial scholarships are available for candidates who demonstrate financial need. All women accepted to Fullstack Academy are eligible for the need-based, $1,000 Ada Lovelace Scholarship. They also offer a $1,000 scholarship for Veterans.
Galvanize Scholarship Fund | Full Tuition
Galvanize offers two full scholarships per cohort. All applicants accepted to a Galvanize Immersive are eligible.
Samsung Veterans Fund | Up to 50% Off Software Engineering Immersive or Data Science Immersive (Up to 65% off for individuals who meet additional income criteria)
Semper Doctrina Veteran Scholarship | Full Tuition
General Assembly, a pioneer in tech education and career transformation, are awarding one U.S. veteran the Semper Doctrina scholarship. This exciting opportunity covers tuition costs for any of GA’s hands-on, part-time courses in coding, data, design, digital marketing, or product management. Submit your application today, and you could win a chance to learn these critical skills for a future in tech at no cost.
Diversity Scholarships | $1,000 - $1,500 Off Tuition
The following groups automatically qualify for a tuition discount of $1,500 for the full-time course, and $1,000 for the part-time bootcamp: Veterans, anyone who identifies as a woman, African Americans, Chicano or Latino people, Native Americans, Pacific Islanders, LGBTQ
In addition to the following scholarships offered by Hackbright, students who have completed Hackbright Prep are eligible for a $1,500 discount and students how have completed Online Python 101 are eligible for a $695 discount. These cannot be combined with any other offers or scholarships.
Code Reddit Scholarship Fund | $5,000+
The Code Reddit Scholarship Fund aims to provide greater access for women to attend Hackbright’s bootcamp programs. Hackbright will award $5,000, $10,000 and full-ride scholarships to their Software Engineering Programs.
Hackbright Phenomenal Women Scholarship | $8,000
Hackbright Academy will award two $8,000 scholarships to phenomenal women who demonstrate incredible technical ability and dedication to pursuing a software engineering career.
New Relic Scholarship | $8,000
New Relic is offering three $2,000 to $5,000 scholarships for women in the Portland Metro area who would like a chance to pursue a career in software engineering at Hackbright Academy.
I/OWNit scholarship | Full Tuition
Hack Reactor teamed up with Optimizely to offer a full tuition scholarship for 3 underrepresented students at Hack Reactor’s San Francisco campus. The scholarship also includes a living stipend of $1,500 per month and an internship at Optimizely post-graduation.
Continuing Education | $1,500+
Veterans Scholarship | $1,000
Helio Training is committed to current and past service men and women. They appreciate all men and women who have served the United States, and offer a $1,000 scholarship for all active duty, reserve, and veterans of the U.S. Military for full-time programs, and a $500 scholarship towards part-time programs.You must provide proof of military service during the enrollment process to be eligible for this scholarship.
Women in Technology | $1,000 Scholarship
Helio Training offers scholarships to women who are passionate about learning software development. Each calendar year up to 10 women entering the tech industry will be awarded with a Women in Technology Scholarship. Scholarships are available for $1,000 for full-time bootcamps and $500 for part-time bootcamps.
Fellowship | Full Tuition
Insight Data Science offers Fellowship programs that are all completely tuition-free. Insight Fellows learn cutting-edge data science and engineering technology through project-based learning and are mentored by industry leaders and data scientists from top teams. Plus, if you are accepted in to the in-person program, you will be eligible to apply for a need-based scholarship.
Diversity in Tech | 10% Off
Ironhack offers 10% scholarships for women and veterans of $1,000 in the US or 1.000 € in Spain and Paris. Ironhack believes that success in Technology is a matter of passion, commitment, and willingness to learn continuously. To help women get their hands on technology and learn the skills that will matter tomorrow, we are offering each and everyone of them a €1,000 scholarship.
Diversity in Tech | $2000 Scholarship
LEARN academy is offering scholarships for military, women, minorities and low-income households to their full-time web development course. LEARN is dedicated to growing the diversity in the San Diego tech community, and will be offering partial ($2000) scholarships to all our classes.
Women in Technology | $3000 Scholarship
Level is excited to provide $3000 Women in Technology Scholarships for five eligible women interested in taking a Level program to advance their careers. To qualify for a WIT scholarship, simply complete an application to Level Bootcamp and fill out the Women in Tech scholarship here.
Women and Veterans | $600 Scholarship
LearningFuze aims to bridge the gap between the demand for capable developers and the vast shortage in supply. On that, they offer $600 scholarships to women and US veterans, as well as flexible payment plans to help students afford the tuition of our full immersion programam. Plus, accepted students will have free access to their part time preparation classes (normally $790).
Data Science Diversity Scholarships | $3,000
Metis is offering $3,000 Data Science Bootcamp Scholarships to women, members of underrepresented groups, LGBTQ, and/or veterans or members of the U.S. military. Apply here.
Professional Development | $250 Off Tuition
Are you a Data Science Bootcamp graduate? If so, you can get $250 off tuition for all Metis’ part-time professional development courses for ANY Data Science Bootcamp grad. Check out courses here and use code "BootcampAlum".
Fullstack Scholarship | $3000
Product School is giving the SwitchUp community one scholarship to their 6-month full-stack product management course. Product School welcomes applications from talented professionals with 3+ years of relevant experience who want to get a product management job or internal promotion within 6 months of completing the course.
OC Business Scholarship | $2500
RCA has partnered with several Orange County based businesses to offer this merit based scholarship to students enrolling in their 2018 Full Stack Immersion cohorts.
To qualify for this scholarship, you must submit an application, attend an interview and be selected as one of the 5 students who best exemplify the following qualities:
Women Who Code Scholarship | $1000
RCA offers the Women Who Code Scholarship to women who show the drive and dedication it will take to complete our 12 week full time program.
Veteran Scholarship | $1000
RCA also offers a Veteran scholarship for qualified US military Veterans. Redwood is founded and operated by a USMC veteran who understands the difficulty in a civilian life transition, and they want to make it easier to break into tech.
Merit Scholarship | $1,000 - $3,000
Rithm School offers $1,000-3,000 partial scholarships to help students with tuition based on merit and need. After admission, there is an additional application for students fill out. The amount of each scholarship will vary based on their scholarship pool.
The Jill H. Mays Women in Tech Scholarship | $1000
The Jill H. Mays Women in Tech Scholarship offers $1000 for individuals that identify as women and are looking to excel in the field of tech via Sabio's full-time Full-stack Coding Bootcamp.
Diversity in Data Science | $500 scholarship
Springboard is offering a $500 scholarship to women and veterans for their Data Science Career Track. Plus, Springboard guarantees you a job in data science or your money back. Talk to their Admissions Managers for details. Just us code "SwitchUp".
AI/Machine Learning | $500 Scholarship
Want to secure a job in AI? Springboard has just launched their first AI/Machine Learning Career Track - complete with a Job Guarantee! We've partnered with them to give students $500 off with code SWITCHUPAI500OFF.
Inclusion and Excellence in STEM Scholarships | Up to $3,000
To support their commitment to diversity and inclusion in the innovation space, Startup Institute offers a variety of scholarships to qualified applicants. Accepted students are eligible to receive up to $3,000 towards the cost of their full- and part-time programs. Scholarships available for:
Women in Tech Scholarship | Awards vary based on need and merit
Tech Talent South is a woman-owned code school. Getting women into the technology scene is a BIG deal to this crew! TTS’s team is dedicated to uplifting driven and inspiring women in their journey of learning to code and gaining new skills. Need a little extra help learning these skills? Tell us a few ways that you are awesome when applying to Women in Tech scholarship.
Diversity & Veteran Scholarship | Awards vary based on need and merit
Tech Talent South exists to provide tech education to anyone who has the dream of doing something BIG! If you have the desire to learn how to code and need a little extra help learning these skills, give TTS a few reasons of why you're awesome and apply for a scholarship. (Amounts awarded vary based on application, class & location.)
Women in Blockchain Scholarship | Amount varies
The DEN offers a scholarship for women to attend their Blockchain Professional Developer Bootcamp in Fremont or San Francisco, CA.
To make coding bootcamps more accessible and affordable to a broader sector of the population, The Software Guild offers the following new scholarship programs.
Women In Tech Award | $2,000
This scholarship aims to provide increased opportunity for women to pursue tech careers is important to The Software Guild and to American industry. This $2,000 award is available to all female enrollees. Female students qualify based on self-identification.
Veterans Who Code Award | $2,000
To help veterans and active duty military transition to a career in IT, The Software Guild is now offering a $2,000 Veterans Who Code award. This award is available to eligible military personnel in the following groups: reservists, veterans, and/or active-duty service members. To qualify for the award, students must present proof of eligibility defined as military original statement of service or certificate of release or discharge.
Diversity in Tech | $200 off each month
Self-identifying women and US military members (active or discharged) are eligible for reduced tuition in our Web Development Bootcamp courses. Recipients receive $200 off each month they're enrolled. Scholarships cannot be combined with each other or other discounts.
Veterans' Scholarship | Up to $600
Thinkful provides scholarships to all military veterans of up to $600 for their Flexible Web Development Bootcamp. This scholarship is provided in partnership with Operation Code.
Women's Scholarship | Up to $600
Thinkful provides scholarships for women of up to $600 for their Flexible Web Development Bootcamp. This scholarship is for all self-identifying women and is funded in collaboration with Girl Code It and MotherCoders.
Campus Scholarships & Grants | Awards Vary
GCU Coding Bootcamp offers many scholarships and grants to the Undergraduate Certificate of Completion in Java Programming. Campus scholarships are available for traditional students who take courses on our main campus.
Diversity Scholarship | $500
Nexul Academy offers scholarships for Women, Minorities, Veterans, and recent graduates. All scholarships are $500 each and can be combined for a total of up to $2000 in scholarships.
Girls in Coding | 25% Tuition Discount
Page Personnel and Ubiqum Code Academy have teamed up to offer 50 technological scholarships for highly qualified employment.
The scholarship is open to women between 22 and 30 years old, of Spanish nationality or with a work permit in Spain, with an advanced university degree (any degree, can be in science, humanities or engineering) and with conversation level in English. Plus, Ubiqum Code Academy guarantees an apprenticeship with total job transfer on completion of the course.
Business Data Analytics for Scientists | 25% Tuition Discount
Page Personnel and Ubiqum Code Academy are offering 50 scholarships for the Data Analyst & Big Data Course. Recipients will receive 25% off tuition in addition to a job guarantee.
The scholarship is open to men and women between 22 and 30 years old, have a university degree in Mathematics, Physics, Software Engineering or Telecommunications or proven experience in the use of quantitative research methods in any field and a good level of English, you have the possibility to access one of the 50 “Business Data Analytics for Scientists” Scholarships.
Diversity Grant | $1,000 Scholarship
We Can Code IT offers a $1,000 Diversity Grant that is automatically applied towards your tuition if you are a member of an underrepresented group in tech, including:
In 2017, We Can Code IT gave students $296k in Scholarships and Grants. Check out their grant calculator to see if you qualify for 2018!
Women Interested in Tech | Scholarships Vary
Wyncode Academy has a $1.4 million scholarship commitment to promote increased female involvement in technology. The scholarships will allow females to build technical foundations in the areas of computer coding, user experience and user interface (UX/UI) design, and digital marketing, ultimately building long-term meaningful careers in technology. Learn more here.
Future Leaders in Tech | Full Tuition Scholarship
Wyncode is excited to announce with the Knight Foundation the Future Leaders of Tech scholarship. One Future Leader of Tech scholar is selected by a Wyncode hiring partner for each cohort. The selection includes a full Wyncode scholarship followed by a three month paid internship at the local hiring partner. Wyncode focuses on applicants who:
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