Without the help of traditional loans and financial assistance, scholarships are important to students at programming bootcamps. Here is our definitive list of coding schools that offer coding scholarships. Scholarship specifics like amount and requirements are included where available. 

Accurate as of April 1, 2016

Ada Developers Academy

Tuition is free and some additional scholarships are available

Bitmaker Labs

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


Partial scholarships available for women and veterans. 


Automatic scholarships for women and members of the Canadian Armed Forces.

Code Chicago

Qualify for a $500 scholarship if you're female, a veteran of the U.S. Military, or from an ethnic minority group underrepresented in the software engineering field (African American, Chicano/Latino, Native American, Pacific Islander). 

Code Fellows

The Diversity Scholarship Fund at Code Fellows offers 50-75% tuition scholarships to select women, veterans and minorities enrolled in Code 301 and 401 courses. Students must apply to be considered for the scholarship.

CodeCore Bootcamp

Scholarship grants to the under-represented demographic of women in the industry through organizations such as Canadian Women in Communications, and other Women in Technology organizations. CodeCore also offers scholarship grants to the members of, and the family members of, the Canadian Forces community. Including the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.


3 scholarships awarded to aspiring women at 50% off tuition, for every class.

Coder Camps

Inquisitive Minds Scholarship. A $2,500 merit based scholarship for oustanding candidates. 

Coding Campus

Three individual coding scholarships for Women, Minorities and Military Personnel.

Coding Dojo

1) The College Scholarship is intended for current college students and recent graduates who are either looking to enhance or change career paths for the better, but lack the financial strength to do so. Awards up to $1500

2) The Career Reinvention scholarship is intended for experienced professionals who have “hit a wall” and are eager to reinvent their careers, but are unable to afford the professional assitance to refine their skill sets. Awards up to $1000

3) The Female Developer Scholarship is intended for aspiring female computer programmers who require financial assistance to launch their careers. Awards up to $2500

4) 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

Coding House

Female Developer Scholarship. One full ride for a female developer per cohort.

Each student is limited to one of the following scholarships: 

1) $1,500 off for female developers

2) $1,500 off for veterans

3) $1,500 off for household incomes under $30K

4) $1,500 off for finishing 3 or more years in a CS Degree Program

Deep Dive Coders

$500 scholarships available.

Dev Bootcamp

1) 10 scholarships to members of Levo who are admitted as students. Levo Scholars will receive a $2,500 discount off of standard tuition price.

2) $500 Diversity Scholarship

Dev League

1) Low Income Assistance Scholarship (one low income applicant 100% tuition waiver scholarship).

2) Female Hacker Scholarship (one female applicant 25% tuition waiver scholarship).

DevPoint Labs

DevPoint Labs' Women's Scholarship. Free tuition, 3 month paid internship, and 6 month Church & State membership for one woman in each Front End night class and Full-Time Web Dev course 

Flatiron School

NYC Web Development FellowshipGranted to 32 New Yorkers with no college degree, no professional web development experience, and a salary less than $50,000 per year. 8 month program with immersive class instruction and a 12 week paid apprenticeship. 

Fullstack Academy

1) $1,000 Ada Lovelace Scholarship for Women given to all female students

2) $1,000 scholarship for veterans.

3) Needs-based partial scholarships for exceptional candidates who can demonstrate financial need.


We offer 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.

General Assembly

1) Design for Change. This fellowship is for women and people of color who are interested in learning user experience design to help shape the way we see the world and drive positive change. Student is only required to pay $1,500 of their tuition, the rest is covered by the Fellowship.

2) Code for Change. This fellowship is for women and people of color who are interested in learning how to code and build web applications to help shape the way we see the world and drive positive change. Student is only required to pay $1,500 of their tuition, the rest is covered by the Fellowship.

3) Command Line. This fellowship is for military veterans who want to upgrade their unique skill set with the proper training to pursue a civilian career in web development or user experience design. Student is only required to pay $1,500 of their tuition, the rest is covered by the Fellowship.

4) Level Up. This fellowship is targeted for individuals from low-income backgrounds who have shown a passion for technology and a strong commitment to build a career in tech. No financial commitment required for students who receive this fellowship.

Grand Circus

Six Detroit women will be provided a full scholarship to Build a Dynamic Website course.

Guild of Software Architects

$3000 off their $6,000 tuition for qualified veterans. 

Hack Reactor

Level the Field Scholarship, in partnership with Twitter. Two annual full-scholarships. 

Hackbright Academy

Partial need-based scholarships offered to a limited number of students each quarter. 

Recurse Center

 Need-based grants available for living expenses for female programmers.


Merit scholarships for exceptional candidates.

Iron Yard

The Iron Yard Diversity Scholarship: The Iron Yard offers each scholarship recipient a $1000 discount on the total cost of tuition and there is no cap on the number of students per class who can receive support. We believe in making technology more open and available to all underrepresented groups, including but not limited to: women, people of color, military personnel and people with disabilities.

Launch Academy

$500 Scholarship to veteran, female, or person of an ethnic minority group underrepresented in the software engineering field.


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

Makers Academy

£500 discount for women.


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 $2,000 scholarship to apply toward their tuition.

Mobile Makers

Scholarship for on-site iOS Bootcamp only. Students that qualify for the Mobile Makers Diversity Scholarship may receive, on average, around $1,000 scholarship. Qualifications can include being female or from an ethnic minority group underrepresented in the software engineering field such as African/African American, Latino/Latin American, Native American, Asian-Pacific Islander/American. The scholarship is also available to U.S. military veterans. 

Nashville Software School

Grants and scholarships are available for students from underrepresented groups like women and minorities.

Omaha Code School

Various scholarships


1) 20% discount for women (underrepresented in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics careers).

2) 20% discount for retired and active U.S. Military personnel (or spouse).


Full-ride scholarships are available for those who qualify based on need such as low income or other barriers to employment (youth offender, foster care, single parent no older than 21, disability, etc.)

Startup Institute

A limited number of needs based scholarships and financing opportunities exist.

Sydney Dev Camp

Students qualify for a $500 scholarship discount if they are female or from an under-represented minority group within the coding community (Aboriginal, Pacific Islander etc).

Tech Bootcamps

$500 scholarship if you're a veteran of the U.S. Military, female, or from an ethnic minority group underrepresented in the software engineering field: African American, Latino, Native American, and Pacific Islander. 


Self-identifying women and active or former US service members are eligible for $400 off each month of enrollment in Thinkful's Web Development Career Path program through partnership with MotherCoders, Girl Develop It, and Operation Code. 

We Can Code IT

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

We Got Coders

Free tuition on the scholarship plan for trainees who work with We Got Coders for a period of 24 months.


Scholarship applications based on merit, demonstrated financial need, and increasing diversity in the technology industry. You can request a scholarship application when you apply. need-based scholarships for strong applicants who wouldn't otherwise be able to attend Zipfian Academy due to financial cirucumstances. 


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

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