Coding Bootcamp Scholarships: The Definitive List

By Liz Eggleston
Last Updated July 13, 2021

Coding bootcamp tuition can range from $9,000 to $21,000, and without the help of traditional loans and financial aid, scholarships can make or break your decision to change your career. Below is our comprehensive list of over 35 bootcamps around the world that offer coding scholarships. We've included scholarship specifics like the amount of the discount and eligibility requirements – good luck!

Can't get a scholarship? Most bootcamps also offer financing options, payment plans, and loan partnerships through companies like Earnest, Ascent FundingPave, and Climb Credit in addition to scholarships and discounts for women, military veterans, and underrepresented groups. And remember – Course Report offers $500 scholarships to over 85 bootcamps around the world!

Accurate as of 2020. Listed in alphabetical order. 

1. Ada Developers Academy Scholarship

Ada Developers Academy waives the full cost of tuition.

2. Bitmaker Labs Scholarship

Grace Hopper Scholarship for Women in Technology. The $500 scholarship is applied to all women participating in Bitmaker’s immersive program – no application necessary.

3. Bloc Scholarship

The New Relic Diversity Scholarship in Software Development & Design offers $500 off tuition for women, minorities, and veterans. 

The Women Who Code Bootcamp Scholarship offers a $1000 partial scholarship for women.

4. BrainStation Scholarship

BrainStation offers merit-based scholarships and automatic scholarships for women and members of the Canadian Armed Forces.

5. Claim Academy Scholarships

Claim Academy offers various scholarships to meet funding needs.

  1. $500 Women in Technology Scholarship
  2. $1000 College Upgrade Scholarship
  3. $500 Minority Scholarship
  4. $500 Veteran Scholarship

6. Code Fellows Scholarship

The Scholarship Fund at Code Fellows features numerous scholarships that are need-based, covering up to 70 percent of tuition for recipients. Scholarships are awarded based on financial need and the applicant's ability to meet the requirements of the course and scholarship application. Whether you are a career changer, recent college grad, female, code school student looking to join a better program, military veteran, unemployed or underemployed, Code Fellows' scholarships are intended to assist individuals from a variety of backgrounds and financial circumstances.

7. Code Platoon Scholarships

Code Platoon offers various scholarships to meet the funding needs of their veteran students:

  1. $12,500 CP Veteran and Spouse Partial Scholarship
  2. $15,000 Women in Technology Full Scholarship
  3. $15,500 Remote Attendance Full Scholarship
  4. $15,500 Transgender Veteran Full Scholarship
  5. $15,500 SkillBridge Full Scholarship
  6. $12,500 - $15,500 Milspouse Coders Scholarship

8. CodeCore Bootcamp Scholarship

Scholarship grants to the under-represented demographic of women with $500 off tuition price.

9. Coder Camps Scholarship

The Women in Tech Scholarship offers up to $2000 in scholarship funds for applicants identifying as women. 

10. Coding Dojo Scholarships

Coding Dojo offers several scholarships for applicants.

  1. The Military Retraining Scholarship is intended to assist military veterans and current servicemen/women to transition their careers to web software development. Awards up to $1500.
  2. The Women in Tech Scholarship is intended for aspiring female computer programmers who require financial assistance to launch their careers. Awards up to $2000.
  3. The Diversity Scholarship is intended to support and encourage underrepresented groups in the technology industry. Awards up to $1500.

11. Code Platoon Scholarships

All veterans and military spouses are eligible for large scholarships, which cover most of the $13,000 tuition cost.

  1. Veteran & Spouses Partial Scholarships (everyone per cohort): median scholarship is $10,000
  2. Women in Tech Full Scholarship (one per cohort): $13,000
  3. Remote Attendance Full Scholarship (all Remote students): $13,000
  4. Transgender Veteran Full Scholarship (one per cohort): $13,000

12. Deep Dive Coders Scholarship

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation has awarded Access Funds to improve the economic security of eligible individuals who are provided training to receive high-quality STEM jobs. Individuals may receive up to the full tuition amount. 

13. DevLeague Scholarship

The Elevate Scholarship Fund provides a $10k scholarship fund to new students. 25% of the funds are for women and the remaining 75% of funds are distributed based on need.

14. DevPoint Labs Scholarship

The Women in Tech and Diversity in Tech Scholarships offers 50% off tuition.

15. DigitalCrafts Scholarship

The Builder Scholarship allows students to receive up to $1500 for the Immersive Program and up to $1000 for the Flex Program. And women and veterans are guaranteed an automatic tuition deduction.

16. Flatiron School Scholarships

  1. Women Take Tech Initiative offers 50% off tuition scholarships to women in partnership with Birchbox.
  2. Essential Workers Scholarship awards recipients up to $1,500 and students can start learning with no deposit down. (The scholarship is not currently available in NY, DC, GA.)

17. Fullstack Academy Scholarships

  1. $1,000 Ada Lovelace Scholarship for Women given to all female students.
  2. $1,000 scholarship for veterans.
  3. $2,000 scholarship given to every immersive student at Fullstack Chicago.

18. Galvanize Scholarships

Galvanize offers partial and full scholarships based on merit, demonstrated financial need, and increasing participation in technology among underrepresented groups such as women, veterans, minorities, and people who identify as LGBT.

19. General Assembly Scholarships

General Assembly provides various scholarships through their Opportunity Fund. You cannot self-enroll in Opportunity Fund. Upon acceptance to a course, students should ask their admissions producer for a fellowship application if interested.

20. Grand Circus Scholarship

Grand Circus offers diversity scholarships from $1000-$1500 for veterans, those identifying as a woman, African Americans, Chicano or Latino people, Native Americans, Pacific Islanders, and those who identify as LGBTQ.

21. Hack Reactor Scholarships

  1. The Hack Reactor Scholarship offers various scholarships to new applicants.
  2. The Docker Scholarship program gives financial support and mentorship to 3 Hack Reactor students. 

22. Hackbright Academy Scholarships

  1. Hackbright $2500 Partial Scholarships for applicants with financial need.
  2. Women Who Code Partial Scholarships
  3. New Relic Partial Scholarships for applicants who live in the Portland Metro area.
  4. Lesbians Who Tech $5,000 Partial Scholarship
  5. Girls In Tech $8,500 Partial Scholarship

23. Recurse Center Scholarship

 The Recurse Center is free for everyone. Need-based grants available for living expenses for female programmers.

24. IronHack Scholarship

IronHack offers a 1000€ scholarship for women.

25. Launch Academy Scholarship

$500 scholarships for their Boston program for women and underrepresented minorities in tech. They sometimes announce full scholarships on their blog.

26. LearningFuze Scholarships

  1. Significant discounts for students with an undergrad and graduate CS degree from an accredited college in the U.S.
  2. $600 discounts for women and U.S. military veterans.
  3. $500-$1000 early registration discounts.

27. Lesbians Who Tech Scholarship

If you identify as LGBTQ or gender nonconforming and you want to learn how to code – Lesbians Who Tech wants to fund your coding tuition by 50% with their Edie Windsor Coding Scholarship.

28. Makers Academy Scholarship

£500 discount for women.

29. Metis Scholarship

All women and underrepresented minorities (includes African Americans, Hispanic and Latino Americans, Mexican-Americans, Native Americans (American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians), Pacific Islanders, and mainland Puerto Ricans), and veterans or members of the U.S. military are eligible for a $3,000 scholarship to apply toward their tuition.

30. Nashville Software School Scholarship

A limited number of scholarships are available for students from underrepresented groups like women and minorities.

31. Omaha Code School Scholarship

Omaha Code School offer various scholarships for financial assistance.

32. RMOTR Scholarship

RMOTR offers 25% off tuition for their online bootcamp for new applicants who identify as women and for applicants who are already current students at another educational program.

33. Sabio Scholarship

Sabio offers $500 scholarships for courses and a $1500 Jill H. Mays Women in Tech Scholarship.

34. The Software Guild Scholarship

The Software Guild gives a $2000 Women in Tech Award for eligible females and a $2000 Veterans Who Code Award for eligible military personnel who are admitted into the full-time online coding bootcamp program or Louisville on-ground program.

35. Texas A&M University Bootcamp Scholarship

A number of $500 scholarships are available with no minimum eligibility requirements

36. Thinkful Scholarship

Self-identifying women and active or former US service members are eligible for $300 off each month of enrollment in Thinkful's Full Time Web Development Bootcamp and $100 per month for Thinkful's Flexible Web Development Bootcamp and Flexible Data Science Bootcamp. Thinkful Atlanta offers 5 scholarships of $3,000 towards either the Flexible or Full Time Web Development Bootcamp.

37. V School Scholarships

  1. You Belong in Tech Scholarship is a full-ride scholarship and internship for underrepresented minorities. 
  2. My Base Scholarship is a full-ride scholarship for veterans and military spouses.
  3. Veterans in Tech Scholarship is a full-ride scholarship for veterans and military spouses. 
  4. Community. Scholarship is for those affected by the COVID-19 health crisis.

38. Wagner College Bootcamp Scholarship

A number of $500 scholarships are available with no minimum eligibility requirements

39. We Can Code IT Scholarship

We Can Code IT has a $1,000 scholarship for women and African American, Hispanic American, or Native American students. 

40. We Got Coders Scholarship

The Graduate Scholarship offers free tuition for trainees who work with We Got Coders for a period of 24 months.


Know of a scholarship that we should include? Let us know in the comments or email us!

About The Author

Liz is the cofounder of Course Report, the most complete resource for students researching coding bootcamps. Her research has been cited in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, TechCrunch, and more. She loves breakfast tacos and spending time getting to know bootcamp alumni and founders all over the world. Check out Liz & Course Report on Twitter, Quora, and YouTube!

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