We Stand Together Scholarship

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To plan for a more equitable future in tech, Galvanize announced the launch of a $1.8m “Opportunity Fund” in 2020 to fund full tuition scholarships for students who identify as Black or African-American to its Hack Reactor Software Engineering with JavaScript & Python 19-week program. According to Pew Research Center, Black workers continue to be underrepresented in the STEM workforce, making up 11% of the U.S. workforce overall but only representing 9% of STEM workers.

Scholarship Information and Eligibility Requirements

​Who is eligible?

 

  • Individuals who identify as Black or African-American 

  • U.S. citizens and legal permanent residents, authorized to work in the U.S., and of 18 years of age or older

  • Applicants must have passed the Galvanize NTSA and have an active application for a cohort starting after the scholarship Award Date

  • See FAQs for more information

 

What does the scholarship cover?

 

  • The full cost of tuition to the immersive program

Which programs are eligible?

 

Key Dates & Applications

Beginning in 2023, applications are reviewed on a quarterly basis.

Scholarship Application Cycle
Apply Beginning
Application Deadline
Award Date
Program
Target Cohort Start Dates
Closed (In Review)
10/17/2022
11/21/2022
Dec 19, 2022
19-week
2/6/2023
Now Open (Apply Below)
10/17/2022
12/31/2022
Feb 3, 2023
19-week
3/20/2023 - 5/8/2023
Open January - March
01/01/2023
03/31/2023
TBA
19-week
5/15/2023 - 8/7/2023

Applications close at 11:59pm Pacific Time on the Application Deadline.

While applications are always open, awardees must use scholarship funds toward a cohort beginning within 6 months of the Award Date. For this reason, applicants should make sure their Target Cohort Start Date is after the Award Date of the cycle they apply to. See FAQs for more details.

March - May Start Dates
(19-week)