Updated as of April 9th, 2018. Scholarships are listed in alphabetical order by school.
A bootcamp can be a life-changing experience, but covering tuition is a challenge. Bootcamp tuition averages almost $13,000, and most programs aren’t eligible for traditional financing like federal student aid.
The good news is that 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 2018.
Bootcamp Pro | $500 Scholarships
Application Deadline: May 28th, 2018
Evolve Security Academy offers $500 scholarships for their Bootcamp Pro:
- $500 diversity scholarships are available for veterans, women and minorities.
- $500 off if full tuition is paid upfront.
- $500 early enrollment (students must enroll 45 days before start of program).
Bootcamp REMOTE | $250 - $500 Scholarships
Application Deadline: April 30th, 2018
Evolve Security Academy offers $250 - $500 scholarships for their Bootcamp REMOTE program:
- $500 veterans.
- $250 for women and and minorities.
- $250 off if full tuition is paid upfront.
- $250 early enrollment (students must enroll 45 days before start of program).
Career Growth Scholarship | $1,500 grant
Application Deadline: April 30th, 2018
In April, The Flatiron School will award 25 applicants $1,500 grant that reduces recipients' Online Web Developer Program tuition to $750/month for the first two months of the program. Applicants with demonstrated progress and passion in our free courses will be among the first considered. Apply here.
Underrepresented Groups in Tech | 50% Tuition Scholarship
Flatiron School is excited to honor the legacy of NASA programmer Dorothy Vaughan by offering 50% scholarships towards Flatiron School's Online Web Developer Program for underrepresented groups in tech. This initiative will extend over $200,000 in scholarship funding – cutting tuition for underrepresented groups in tech in half to $750/month. Apply here
Women Take Tech Scholarship | 50% Off Tuition Scholarships
Flatiron School and Lyft are excited to come together to offer 25 women 50% scholarships towards Flatiron School's Online Web Developer Program as an expansion of the Women Take Tech Initiative. This initiative will extend over $100,000 in scholarship funding – cutting tuition for women in half to $750/month (maximum tuition is 12 months or $9,000). Apply here.
Merit Scholarship | $1,500 Scholarships
Each month, The Flatiron School will award 25 applicants $1,500 scholarships to their Online Web Developer Program. The scholarships will be awarded based on demonstrated progress and passion in Flatiron's free courses. Apply here.
Ambassador Scholarship | $2500
Application Deadline: April 30th, 2018
For so many, it’s still unclear what actually happens at an immersive program. Launch Academy wants to help changes that by offering students $2,500 off tuition. In exchange, they ask you to share your perspective and bootcamp story.
This scholarship aims to help increase transparency, and provide an informed perspective of what it actually means to build software development skills at Launch Academy. Find out more.
Underrepresented in STEM | $2,000
Launch Academy Boston is offering a $2,000 scholarship for individuals coming from a background that's underrepresented in STEM fields, including gender, LGBTQ, race, and active military/veteran minorities. Apply here.
Grace Hopper Scholarship for Women in Technology | $500 scholarship
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 enrol into either the Web Development or UX + Product Design program.
Early Bird Discount | $500 - $750 Scholarship
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 | Tuition Scholarships
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 40% off tuition.
New Relic Diversity Scholarship| $500 Off Tuition
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 | $1000 partial scholarship
Women Who Code and Bloc have partnered to create a scholarship for women. Three women are selected each month for a $1000 partial scholarship toward any Bloc program.
Veterans Scholarship in Development & Design | Up to 40% off Tuition
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.
All Scholarships | $200 - $2,000 Scholarships
Women in Development Scholarship |
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 |
Current students and recent graduates (up to 4 months) are encouraged to apply.
Entrepreneur in Technology Scholarship |
BrainStation strives to provide entrepreneurs and small business owners with the digital skills needed to achieve success.
Scholarship for Non-Profit Employees |
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 |
BrainStation’s Merit Scholarship is designed to empower those who are passionate about learning and investing in their career potential.
Switchup Scholarship | $200 Off Tuition
Start your career as a designer or developer with CareerFoundry's 1-on-1 mentored courses. Plus, apply here and get $200 automatically off tuition. Plus, CareerFoundry guarantees you’ll get a job within 6 months of graduating, or your money back.
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.
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 for All Veterans
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 are guaranteed this scholarship in 2017, making the out-of-pocket cost is $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 is offering 2 Full Tuition Scholarships 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 the cause of narrowing that gap.
Plus, Code Platoon will begin accepting the GI Bill in 2018
Student Success Scholarship | $1,000
This award is available to all current students.
Requirements: Students must progress into the front-end foundations portion of program and meet minimum GPA, attendance and SAP criteria
Military Scholarship | $2,000 Off Tuition
Coder Camps offers a $2,000 off tuition Military scholarship - now available to spouses and Dependents!
Requirements: applicants must provide DD214 or other proof of military experience, and proof of MIL within 5 days of application.
Teacher/Student Referral Scholarship | $1,000 Off Tuition
This scholarship is available to all Teachers and students referred by a teacher.
Requirements: Proof of employment or reference letter from a teacher, and requirements must be submitted before course start date.
Hero Scholarship | $500 Off Tuition
This scholarship is available to emergency responders.
Requirements: a 500-word essay on your background due within 5 days of application.
Women in Tech | $1000 Off Campus Tuition/ $1000 Off Online Tuition
The Women in Tech Scholarship is available to all current or aspiring female programmers.
Requirements: Copy of photo ID or proof of identification is due by the start of the program.
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.
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!
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.
Alamo Colleges Grant – Techworks Program | $3,500 Scholarship
Codeup has partnered with Alamo Colleges to bring you a grant from a Department of Labor-backed Techworks Program! This means that anyone who qualifies under three requirements are eligible for a $3,500 scholarship to attend Codeup.
All Scholarships | Awards Up to $1,000
Coding Dojo offers scholarships up to $1,000 for career reinvention, diversity in tech, college students, military retaining, and $1,000 for women in tech. Check out these 5 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), 20% 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), up to 100% Off (Online)
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 Indonesian Scholarship | up to 100% Off Tuition (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
Women in Tech | $500
Coding Temple offers a $500 discount to all women who are looking to make a career change into the tech industry. The scholarship is applied to all women who enroll and get accepted into their Chicago & D.C locations.
Continuous Education | $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 | $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.
Full-Stack, Chattanooga | $2,000
To encourage the growth of the local tech workforce in Chattanooga, Covalence is offering $2,000 scholarships for every student enrolled in the Chattanooga Full-Stack Course on January 8th, 2018.
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.
The Builders 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.
The Curtis Jenkins Scholarship | $1,000
Curtis Jenkins enrolled in DigitalCrafts February '16 cohort. As a successful alumni, he is now giving back by offering a $1,000 scholarship annually to assist an African America with tuition.
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 | partial and full-tuition scholarships
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.
Women Who Code | Partial Tuition Scholarships
The Fullstack Academy - Women Who Code Scholarship aims to provide more opportunities to empower women in tech. In order to qualify for this scholarship applicants must be members of the Women Who Code community and complete a Fullstack Academy Application. Winners will be selected by WWCode in conjunction with Fullstack Academy.
Fullstack Academy Needs-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.
Diversity Discount | 15% Off Tuition
Starting in 2018, Galvanize has a standard discount program for Immersive courses on all 8 campuses.
The goal of this program is to encourage diversity and inclusivity on campus and in the tech industry. A standard 15% discount will be applied to tuition for admitted students who identify as a female, a veteran, a racial/ethnic minority, or LGBTQ.
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
Full Ride Scholarships | 100% off Tuition
Hack Reactor is proud to offer scholarships in partnership with innovative organizations to offer a $1.3 million Scholarship Fund for individuals who are passionate about coding. Full ride scholarships will be awarded through 2018 to 4 students, and partial scholarships to semi-finalists. The scholarship is merit based and everyone is welcome to apply.
Diversity Scholarship | Partial Tuition Scholarships
Hack Reactor is dedicated to providing support to underrepresented engineers. As part of our Vision2020 pledge, we’re offering half-tuition scholarships to 4 women looking to join our June 11, 2018, or July 30, 2018, cohorts.
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 | 100% Off 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.
Women Who Code| $1,000 Scholarship
Insight is partnering with Women Who Code to encourage and support women entering the fields of data engineering, data science, and artificial intelligence. In addition to offering a completely tuition-free program, with a full-time workspace and need-based scholarships, Insight will be granting $1000 scholarships for up to five Women Who Code members that are accepted into the Insight Fellows programs. Applications are upon admission to Insight programs.
Diversity in Tech | $1,000
Ironhack offers 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".
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:
1. Has enthusiasm for the technology industry
2. Has the motivation to become a top developer
3. Has a willingness to participate in the broader OC tech community
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. Be sure to mention "SwitchUp"
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.)
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.
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 | $2000 Scholarship
We Can Code IT offers a $2,000 Diversity Grant that is automatically applied towards your tuition if you are a member of an underrepresented group in tech, including:
- African Americans
- Native Americans
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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