Coding Bootcamps Scholarships

Coding Bootcamps Scholarships


Coding Bootcamps are technical training programs that help students and professionals transition into careers that involve active use of coding in software and web development. Coding bootcamps teach popular programming languages that employers look for when hiring. The languages include: Ruby on Rails, Python on Django, JavaScript, PHP stacks, and many more. 

Since enrolling in a degree at a regular college or a university can be expensive, many students look for cheaper options. Coding bootcamps are not only cheap compared to regular colleges, they are also time efficient. A typical bootcamp can last between 3-6 months.

However, as a student it can be hard to pay the full fees for these bootcamps. Luckily, there are many scholarship options for students intending to enroll in coding bootcamps. These scholarships might pay some or all of your tuition.

In this article, we will help you find some of the coding bootcamp scholarships available for the year 2020.

Here is a list of coding bootcamp scholarships that will help you in your journey towards achieving your career in tech without having to pay too much out of pocket.

1. Galvanize

Deadline: 12/23/2019 (Hack Reactor) and 2/10/2020 (Data Science Immersive)

Scholarship Amount: Full-tuition coverage

Galvanize is offering one full scholarship for either the Hack Reactor at Galvanize Software Engineering Immersive (SEI) program or the Galvanize Data Science Immersive (DSI) program. To be eligible, you must be accepted in any of these two programs.

To apply, you must be a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident. You need to submit an application to be considered for this scholarship.

Be on the lookout for any changes in deadlines and also read Application Guidelines before applying.

2. Bloc Scholarship

Deadline: Last day of each month

Scholarship Amount: $1000

This scholarship is in partnership with Women Who Code and Bloc. Women Who Code is a global non-profit organization dedicated to inspiring women to excel in technology careers and empower them with skills needed for professional advancement.

For this scholarship, three women are selected each month for a $1000 partial scholarship toward any Bloc program.

To apply for this scholarship, fill out the application on their website.

3. BrainStation Scholarship

Deadline: Contact BrainStation for details

Scholarship Amount:  Contact BrainStation for details

BrainStation offers scholarships for women in the digital economy called Women in Technology Scholarship. BrainStation aims to empower one million professionals by the year 2025. To find out if you’re eligible for a BrainStation scholarship, fill out a form on their website and book a call with their learning advisor.

4. The Diversity Scholarship Fund

Deadline: Contact Code Fellows for information on deadline

Scholarship Amount: Contact Code Fellows for information on the scholarship amount

Code Fellows is giving a scholarship for women and people from underrepresented demographics in the tech industry. The Diversity Scholarship Fund is need-based and covers up to 70% of the tuition for the selected student. To be eligible the applicant needs to meet the requirements of both the course and the scholarship application.

To apply, you need to start the application for a Code Fellows course and inform your Admissions Advisor that you would like to apply for this scholarship. The Admissions Advisor will send you an application which includes short essay questions.

Check out a list of the eligible courses on their website.

5. Code Platoon Scholarships

Code Platoon offers many different scholarships for veterans and military service members. You can find a full list of scholarships on their website

  • Remote Attendance Full Scholarship

Deadline:01/06/2020

Scholarship Amount: Covers the full $15,500 tuition

This coding bootcamp scholarship is for one active duty service member per cohort. Sailors and soldiers on active duty who are transitioning out of active military service may be eligible for the Department of Defense (DoD) SkillBridge program (which is also referred to as Career Skills in the Army). Code Platoon is providing a full-tuition scholarship for students who attend through SkillBridge with approval from their unit commander.

To apply, fill out the Application Form on their website.

  • Women In Technology Full Scholarship

Deadline: 01/06/2020

Scholarship Amount: Covers the full $15,500 tuition

This scholarship is for one female veteran in honor of Rear Admiral Grace Hopper. To apply, fill out the Application Form on their website.

6. Coding Dojo Scholarship

Submission Deadline: One week before the cohort start date

Coding Dojo offers many different coding bootcamp scholarships. Scholarship awards are for students enrolled in the program and scholarship amount will be subtracted from the final tuition payment for the chosen program. To apply, fill the Application Form on the Coding Dojo website.

  • The Code For Change Award

Scholarship Amount: Up to $4000

Coding Dojo in collaboration with The Code for Change Foundation is giving this scholarship for students who will apply their skills to positively affect their community.

  • Career Reinvention

Scholarship Amount: Up to $1000

The Career Reinvention scholarship is for experienced professionals who feel stuck and are looking to reinvent their careers. This scholarship will provide professional assistance required to refine their skill sets. This scholarship can be applied for onsite and online programs.

  • Military Retraining

Scholarship Amount: Up to $1000

The Military Retraining Scholarship is for military veterans and current servicemen/women who are looking to build their careers towards web software development. This scholarship can be applied for onsite and online programs.

  • Women In Tech Scholarship

Scholarship Amount: Up to $1000

The Women in Tech Scholarship is for aspiring female computer programmers who require financial assistance to launch their careers. The scholarship is for women who belong to underrepresented demographics. 

  • Diversity Scholarship

Scholarship Amount: Up to $1000

The Diversity Scholarship is intended to provide support and encourage underrepresented groups in the technology industry. 

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If you have any questions about these scholarships, check out their FAQ page. To apply, fill out the Application Form on the Coding Dojo website.

When to Consider a Coding Bootcamp Scholarship



Coding Bootcamp Scholarships are a great way to fund your education fully or partially, however, what is more important is your commitment to the program. If you are transitioning into coding from a different career or are starting a new career in coding, you have to be aware of all the challenges that will come your way. It is not easy to learn to code but making the best use of the program you enroll in and using your time wisely and efficiently will help you achieve the right results.

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