Scholarships

Hackbright Academy’s women-only policy is shaping the tech world and scholarships help ensure everyone is included in the movement. Companies that are passionate about our mission to achieve gender equality and diversity in the field provide these opportunities. Scholarships available at this time are listed below:

Tuition for the Full-Time and Part-Time Software Engineering Programs is $16,895. Students who’ve completed Hackbright Prep are eligible for a $1,500 discount off of their tuition (cannot be combined with any other promotional discounts or scholarships).

Hackbright Phenomenal Woman Scholarship

Hackbright Academy will award two $8000 scholarships to two phenomenal women who demonstrate incredible technical ability and dedication to pursuing a software engineering career.

Eligibility:

Scholarship applicants will be evaluated based on a technical work sample and performance on the technical interview.

Applications for this scholarship are on a rolling admissions basis.

2018 Quip Diversity Scholarship

Quip approaches the critical issue of diversity in tech from multiple directions. Their prioritize it in their hiring, weave it into their culture, and stay engaged with the community. In 2016, Quip decided they wanted to do more. So they launched the Quip Diversity Scholarship, designed to assist students from diverse and underrepresented backgrounds who aspire to careers in STEM. The Quip team will choose 10 recipients—5 winners and 5 runners-up—to visit their office in San Francisco for a full day of learning and mentorship with all expenses paid. Each scholarship winner will receive $5,000 and each runner-up will receive $1,000 toward their education.

Eligibility:

The Quip team will choose 10 recipients—5 winners and 5 runners-up—to visit their office in San Francisco for a full day of learning and mentorship with all expenses paid. Each scholarship winner will receive $5,000 and each runner-up will receive $1,000 toward their education.

They’re looking for applicants who:

Are part of a group that has been historically underrepresented in STEM (including but not limited to: Women, Black, LatinX, Native American, first-generation college students, LGBTQ+, and/or people with disabilities)
Have demonstrated interest or declaration of studying computer science or a related field.
Are currently enrolled or accepted into a full-time, onsite cohort at Hackbright

Deadline to apply is Sunday, April 22

New Relic Full Scholarship

New Relic is offering THREE full-ride scholarships plus an additional $5k for living expenses for women in the Portland Metro area who would like a chance to pursue a career in software engineering at Hackbright Academy. The scholarships are exclusively for Portland (Oregon) Metro applicants and the funds are intended to cover tuition and living expenses for those seeking temporary housing while attending Hackbright Academy in San Francisco.

Eligibility:

Scholarship applicants must live in the Portland Metro area and be part of a diverse group of individuals including but not limited to women of color, LGBTQ community and any historically underrepresented groups in the field of computer science.

This scholarship is on a rolling admissions basis.

Edie Windsor Coding Scholarship

The Edie Windsor Scholarship Fund makes it possible for LGBTQ gender nonconforming women to kickstart their careers in technology.

Learning how to code is more than education, it’s economic opportunity.The Lesbians Who Tech (LWT) community, like many underrepresented groups, are turning to coding schools because they are more accessible than four-year Computer Science degrees. LWT named their Scholarship after a LGBTQ and technology legend, Edie Windsor, to recognize her heroic victory over the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA)–and to celebrate her technical leadership as a computer programming pioneer at IBM. In love and work, Edie Windsor is one of our community’s greatest role models. We want to be a part of telling her story, so that future generations of technical queer women can know her, helping inspire future generations of LGBTQ technical women.

Eligibility:

This scholarship is open to LGBTQ gender nonconforming women. Scholarship recipients will be chosen by the Lesbians Who Tech scholarship committee.

Submission Deadline: Tuesday, May 1

How To Apply

To apply for a scholarship, students must be accepted into the program and have submitted a deposit. Upon enrollment, students complete a brief application form and provide supporting documentation on their finances. At which time, candidates will be contacted by the Admissions team regarding final selection. If you have any questions, feel free to email the Admissions team at admissions@hackbrightacademy.com.

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