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. Please refer to individual program application deadlines for specific scholarship dates.

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).

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Code Reddit Scholarship Fund

The Code Reddit Scholarship Fund aims to provide greater access for women to attend Hackbright’s bootcamp programs and become software engineers. The mission of this fund is to empower more women to gain the skills to enter the industry and change the ratio for women in tech. With Code Reddit, Hackbright will award $5K, $10K, and full-ride scholarships to our Software Engineering Programs.

Eligibility:

Scholarships will be awarded based on a variety of criteria, including, but not limited to: need, technical expertise, and belonging to part of a group that has been historically underrepresented in STEM.

Applications for this scholarship are on a rolling admissions basis.

CodeHer East Bay Scholarship Fund

Hackbright is proud to be working with the Kapor Center to provide greater access for women in the East Bay to attend Hackbright’s Oakland bootcamp and become software engineers. The mission of this scholarship is to empower more women in the East Bay to gain the skills to enter the industry and change the ratio for women in tech. With CodeHer, Hackbright will award $8K scholarships to our Software Engineering Programs.

Eligibility:

Scholarships will be awarded based on a variety of criteria, including, but not limited to: need, technical expertise, and belonging to part of a group that has been historically underrepresented in STEM. Applicants must be admitted and enrolled into the East Bay bootcamp at Hackbright.

Applications for this scholarship are on a rolling admissions basis.

Hackbright Phenomenal Woman Scholarship

Hackbright Academy will award two $8,000 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.

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.

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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