Updated as of August 15th, 2017. Scholarships are listed in alphabetical order by school.
A bootcamp can be a life-changing experience, but covering tuition is a challenge for many students. 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 this Fall, you’ll definitely want to check out our complete list of scholarships. We’ve compiled over 40 scholarships from top schools to help you launch your career in tech.
Women in Tech | $1,500
Application Deadline: September 25th, 2017
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.Apply here
Full-Stack, Chattanooga | $2,000
Application Deadline: December 23rd, 2018
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.Apply here
Diversity in Tech Scholarship | 50% Off Tuition
Application Deadline: October 6th, 2017
DevPoint Labs is offering 50% Tuition Scholarship to their Full-Time U of U Web Development or Part-Time Web Development. DevPoint defines diversity as “all the ways in which we differ,” including: age, gender, race, sexual orientation, religion, income, mental/physical abilities, ethnic heritage, education, or military experience.
Applicants must submit a completed application, essay, letter of reference, and like/follow Devpoint Labs on Social Media.
Women in Tech Scholarship | 50% Off Tuition
Application Deadline: October 6th, 2017
DevPoint Labs is offering 50% Tuition Scholarship to their Full-Time U of U Web Development or Part-Time Web Development. Applicants must submit a completed application, essay, letter of reference, like/follow Devpoint Labs on Social Media.
Women Coders Scholarship | 50% Off Tuition
First Step Coding is pleased to offer a 50% scholarship to their September and October courses. This scholarship applies to any one location and can be granted to attend either the 4-week Bootcamp Prep program or our 4-week Intro to SQL program.
Anyone who identifies as a woman is eligible. The normal price of the in-person program is $2,000, which brings the scholarship price to $1,000. The normal price of the online program is $1,500, which brings the scholarship price to $750. Apply here.
Chicago Immersive Program | $3,000 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 $3,000 scholarship.
Remote Bootcamp Prep | $2,000 scholarship
all admitted Remote Bootcamp Prep students will receive an automatic $2,000 scholarship, making effective tuition $750. Furthermore, if accepted to a Fullstack immersive program after taking Remote Bootcamp Prep, all tuition paid will rollover toward future tuition expenses.
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. To qualify, applicants to Fullstack's Remote Immersive must detail why they’re interested in a software engineering career and collect references on a Facebook campaign page.
Fullstack Academy Need Based Scholarships | $1,000
Needs-based partial scholarships are available for exceptional candidates who can demonstrate financial need. All women accepted to Fullstack Academy are eligible for the need-based, $1,000 Ada Lovelace Scholarship. They also have a $1,000 scholarship for Veterans.
Ruby Bootcamp | $2000 Scholarship
Application Deadline: October 2nd, 2017
LEARN Academy is offering two scholarships for their upcoming class, beginning October 2nd, 2017. Kick off your career as a Full-Stack Developer. Apply here.
Application Deadline: December 31st, 2017
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
Providing 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.
Scholarship Terms and Conditions:
Recipients must successfully complete the admissions process and be admitted into the fully online or Louisville coding bootcamp program and begin the course prior to December 31, 2017 to be granted award funds. The grant will be evenly distributed across two session payments whereby $1,000 is awarded at the beginning of each session to directly reduce the cost of tuition for that session. Student must remain in good standing, as defined by The Software Guild, and successfully complete all requirements of Session One before being awarded grant for Session Two.
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. This scholarship is applied to all women participating in Bitmaker’s immersive program – no application necessary.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 | $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.
Women in Technology | Full 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 extremely proud that to be absolutely egalitarian, and they are doing their part in making things equal. They know that 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
Women’s Scholarships | $5,000
For each immersive program, CodeUp offers two, $5,000 Women’s Scholarships.
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.
Grants Based on Employment History | Amounts vary based on need and merit
Admitted students with a history of unemployment or underemployment can receive tuition assistance from both Project QUEST and the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA).
Plus, if students don’t find work within 6 months of graduation, Codeup will refund 50% of the tuition.
All Scholarships | Awards Up to $2,000
Coding Dojo offers scholarships up to $1,500 for career reinvention, diversity in tech, college students, military retaining, and $2,000 for women in tech. Check out these 5 scholarships to see if you are eligible.
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.
TechConnect Scholarship | 50% Off Tuition Scholarships
Flatiron School and Stack Overflow have come together to offer the TechConnect Scholarship: 50% scholarships towards Flatiron School's Online Web Developer Program for underrepresented groups in tech. Whether you identify as a woman, person of color, or are located outside a tech hub, their goal is to give students the opportunity to become a part of the tech world, from anywhere. Plus, Flatiron offers a money-back guarantee. Apply here.
Galvanize Scholarships | $1,000-$5,000
Galvanize offers partial tuition scholarships ranging from $1,000-$5,000 for eligible applicants. applications are considered on the basis of merit, financial need, and increasing diversity in the technology industry. All applicants will receive a link to the scholarship application.
Galvanize Diversity Award | Awards vary based on need and merit
Galvanize offers diversity awards for students from underrepresented groups. All applicants are encouraged to apply; however, scholarships are awarded to those who match the following criteria: African-Americans, Latino Americans, Native Americans, Women, LGBTQ, and Veterans.
Atlassian Scholarship | Awards vary based on need and merit
The Atlassian Scholarship is geared towards women of African-American, Latina, or Native-American descent interested in attending the Galvanize Full Stack Web Development program in Austin, Texas or San Francisco, California.
Google for Entrepreneurs Scholarship | Awards vary based on need and merit
Galvanize has partnered with Google for Entrepreneurs to provide partial scholarships to individuals hoping to launch a career as an entrepreneur or engineer through Galvanize Web Development or Data Science Program.
*These scholarships are contingent on acceptance into the Galvanize Web Development or Data Science program.
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:
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.
Underrepresented in STEM | $500
Launch Academy Boston is offering a $500 scholarship for individuals coming from a background that's underrepresented in STEM fields, including gender, LGBTQ, race, and active military/veteran minorities. Apply here.
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 5 students enrolling in their Fall, 2017 Full Stack Immersion cohort.
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.)
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.
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