We’ve all seen the statistics, and the verdict is clear: women are vastly underrepresented in technical fields. While women are the leading adopters of technology, the software development industry is only made up of 20% women. Course Report wants to see more women in technical roles, and coding bootcamps have a unique opportunity to boost these numbers. One way to attract women to apply and enroll in code schools is through scholarships and financial support, so we’re breaking down scholarship opportunities for women at coding bootcamps. Whether it’s discounts, special contests, or grants, you’ll find it in this comprehensive list of bootcamp scholarships for women. 

We keep this list updated as new scholarships are announced; notice a new scholarship is missing? Mention it in the comments!

Curious about other bootcamp scholarship opportunities? Check out our roundups of all Coding Bootcamp Scholarships, Exclusive Course Report Scholarships, and Scholarships for Veterans

Automatic Bootcamp Scholarships for Women

These code schools offer automatic discounts for any women who apply to their programs:

Bitmaker Labs’ Grace Hopper Scholarship for Women in Technology is a $500 tuition deduction for all women who participate in full-time programming courses.

Coder Academy covers 50% of tuition fees for one Women in Tech scholarship recipient per campus per intake. 6 scholarships are issued per year for those partaking in the Fast Track bootcamp .

Dev League offers $1000 scholarships for outstanding female applicants via their DevLeague Diversity Scholarship.

DigitalCrafts deducts $1500 off tuition for their Full-Stack Immersive Program and $1000 off tuition for their Full-Stack Flex Program.

The Dev Masters provides a scholarship up to 10% off of tuition to underrepresented groups in technology, including but not limited to: women, minorities, LGBTQ, and individuals with disabilities.

Flatiron School established its Women Take Tech initiative and offers $2000 scholarships to women admitted to their NYC Software Engineering Immersive, Online Software Engineering Bootcamp and Immersive Data Science Bootcamp.

Fullstack Academy gives all women at Fullstack their $1000 Ada Lovelace Scholarship for Women.

The Grace Hopper Program offers deferred tuition at their all-women coding bootcamp. You only pay tuition once you secure a job.

Launch Academy offers a $500 scholarship to any veteran, female or person of an ethnic minority group underrepresented in the software engineering field.

LearningFuze offers $500 discounts for women and US military members.

Makers Academy offers a £500 discount to any woman who is accepted.

Metis offers a $3000 scholarship to put towards tuition for all women, underrepresented minorities, and veterans or members of the US military.

Sabio provides the Jill H. Mays $1500 Scholarship which is open to all individuals that identify as women.  

The Software Guild $2000 Women in Tech Award is for eligible females who are admitted into the full-time, online coding bootcamp program or Louisville on-ground program.

V School offers a $500 scholarship for women.

We Can Code IT offers $1,000 - $2,000 grants to students who are women, African American, Hispanic American, or who reside in a low-to-moderate-income household as defined by the Department of Labor. 

Wyncode's Women of Wyncode scholarship offers a $1000 discount to women pursuing careers in tech.

Apply for these Coding Bootcamp Scholarships for Women

These coding bootcamps offer limited scholarships for select groups of women- expect to apply for these unique scholarships:

Bloc - Close the Gap Scholarship Fund

The Scholarship: Up to 25% off tuition for the Part-Time Web Developer Track or the Designer Track.

The Application Process: Women can apply via Bloc's online application process, explaining your background in code, what events you have attended, and your plans for when you graduate. You must then schedule a call with a student advisor.

Coding Dojo - Women in Tech Scholarship 

The Scholarship: $2,000 off tuition

The Application Process: Coding Dojo offers a limited number of partial scholarships for women participating in on-site bootcamps. Make a note on your application and they will send a separate form for the scholarship.

DevPoint Labs Women’s Scholarship

The Scholarship: 50% off tuition

The Application Process: We’ve previously covered this awesome scholarship and we love it just as much now. Students fill out essays questions in addition to their application to either the Full Time Web Dev or Front End Night Class.

General Assembly - Opportunity Fund

The Scholarship: Offers various amounts off tuition

The Application Process: All students interested in General Assembly’s Opportunity Fund scholarship must speak with a General Assembly admissions producer to apply. You cannot self-enroll in the Opportunity Fund. Upon acceptance to a course, students should ask their admissions producer for a fellowship application if interested.

General Assembly - See Her Excel Scholarship

The Scholarship: a $1,500 USD scholarship open to women pursuing software engineering and data science careers

The Application Process: To be eligible, you must be 18 or older, self-identify as a woman, transgender person, genderqueer, or non-binary person, your current income is less than $40,000 USD (£28,000 GBP, $40,000 AUD, or $40,000 SGD) per year. You also must be admitted to one of the following full-time courses: Software Engineering Immersive, Software Engineering Immersive Remote, or Data Science Immersive.

Hackbright Academy

The Scholarship: Partial Scholarships up to $2,500

The Application Process: Women-only coding school Hackbright Academy offers need-based scholarships to a limited number of students of their Immersive and Part-Time Software Engineering Programs each quarter.


The Scholarship: $2,500 and $5,000 off 

The Application Process: Codeup offers two scholarships for women for every one of their full-time and part-time bootcamp courses. There is a separate scholarship application to be completed in addition to the general application.


The Scholarship: $600 - $1,000 off tuition

The Application Process: LearningFuze offers $600 off for women and a variety of early registration discounts by submitting an application to the program.

Bloc - New Relic Diversity Scholarship in Software Development and Design

The Scholarship: $500 off tuition

The Application Process: Bloc's $500 New Relic Diversity scholarship can be put toward any Bloc program. Students apply by answering several short questions concerning their plans for the skills they will learn at Bloc. Scholarship winners are asked to keep a blog of their Bloc experience.

Grand Circus

The Scholarship: $1,500 off tuition and full scholarship

The Application Process: During the second phase of the application to Grand Circus’ .NET Bootcamp, students will be given the opportunity to apply for the scholarship.


The Scholarship: $100 off per month for the Flexible Bootcamps and $300 off per month for the Full Time Bootcamps.

The Application Process: Simply enroll for the Thinkful scholarship to apply.  

Girl Develop It Scholarship in Web Development for Bloc

The Scholarship: $1,000 off tuition

The Application Process: Bloc selects two Girl Develop It members each month to receive a $1,000 scholarship towards Bloc's Full Stack Developer Track or Bloc's Software Engineering Track. To apply students answer several short questions about their backgrounds and their plans to give back to their community after Bloc. The application deadline is the first of each month. Winners are asked to keep a blog of their Bloc experience. 

Code Fellows Diversity Scholarship Fund

The Scholarship: 50-70% off tuition

The Application Process: Women, minorities, and veterans can apply once they've started their application for a Code Fellows course. Let your Admissions Advisor know that you’d like to apply for a scholarship so they can send you a link to the application, which involves a series of short essay questions (due three weeks before the start of the course).

Tech Elevator Represent Tech Scholarship

The Scholarship: $2,500 off tuition

The Application Process: Women and underrepresented persons can apply for the scholarship once they have been accepted into Tech Elevator's Columbus cohort. The scholarship was created in partnership with JPMorgan Chase to provide underrepresented people with an opportunity to develop their tech skills and enter the tech industry.



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