We have launched the DBC Access Fund to further our commitment to improving access to technology skills training for people of all backgrounds and to expand the pipeline of qualified and diverse tech talent. This self-funded scholarship initiative will provide scholarships to students from groups who are underrepresented in technology.
Coding bootcamp graduates employed in full-time jobs leveraging the skills they learned at bootcamp see an average salary increase of over $25,000.
Course Report 2016 Alumni Outcomes and Demographics Study
On average, a company loses more than $14,000 for every job that stays vacant for three months or longer.
Career Building Study, Companies Losing Money to the Skills Gap, March 6, 2014
Be sure to click the box for "DBC Access Fund". The application deadline is Sunday, April 30th at 11:59PM PST.
You will receive an email with instructions on the additional tasks required to complete the scholarship application process.
We will notify the scholarship winners on May 25th.
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"Those little 'ah-has' happened daily for me, usually after a meteoric rise in frustration. I do remember feeling like I was unambiguously better than when I started after figuring out how to write a ruby script that mashed up Nietzsche quotes with Nicki Minaj tweets."
— LAURYN, DBC San Francisco
Software Engineer at Autodesk
"Websites are something I use on a daily basis but always thought it was too complicated to understand how they really work. Once I made my own website, I realized that not only did I fully understand it but I could now build one myself. It was truly a life-changing moment."
— DORALY, DBC New York
Software Engineer at Adafruit
"The whole experience was great. The people were amazing. It was amazing to me how so many different instructors could work together so well in the same environment. Some are more formal, some more casual and brash, and others more classic and methodical."
— JOAN, DBC San Francisco
Information Security Engineer at New Relic
Since our inception in 2012, we've developed strong working relationships with like-minded organizations who share our interest in expanding diversity and creating more access points to jobs in the tech industry.
Facebook donated $250,000 to Dev Bootcamp and enabled us to offer 20 scholarships to students from diverse communities to improve diversity in the Bay Area's talent pipeline.
Braintree pledged $25,000 in the form of two Dev Bootcamp fellowships for underrepresented gender and racial minorities in the Chicago area. Braintree also paired a mentor with each fellow to support their success.
We partnered with Lesbians Who Tech to promote the 2016 Edie Windsor Coding Scholarship Fund, which awarded eight students over $50,000 in scholarship funding to attend Dev Bootcamp.
Adobe Digital Academy contributed approximately $130,000 to fund eight scholarships, plus living stipends, to increase access to technology training and on-the-job mentorship from people from underrepresented communities.
In partnership with the Alameda County Health Pipeline Partnership, #YesWeCode contributed $250,000 to award 20 full-tuition scholarships, living stipends, and mentoring for students to attend Dev Bootcamp. #YesWeCode also partnered with Dev Bootcamp to publicize our 2015 TechHire scholarship initiative, a self-funded $425,000 scholarship offering.