Wanted: More Female Coders
Women are a hugely underrepresented group in technology, and a number of programming bootcamps want to do something about that. Below is a list of the different coding bootcamps that have different financial incentives to get women into coding, and some additional resources.
Coding Dojo provides a unique experience for students to learn three different stacks over 14 weeks; students can choose from LAMP stack, MEAN stack, Ruby on Rails, Python and Swift. Furthermore, Coding Dojo Awards up to $2,500 for its Female Developer Scholarship, which is intended for aspiring female computer programmers who require financial assistance to launch their careers.
Every month Bloc is awarding two $2500 scholarships Girl Develop It (GDI) members to be applied towards Bloc's flagship Web Developer Track program! Bloc teaches a number of different coding bootcamps, including the Full Stack Web Developer Track, Rails Web Development Course, Frontend Web Development Course, UX/UI Design Course, Android Development Course, and the iOS Development Course.
Recurse is currently providing grants to people who identify as women (cis or trans), Black, Latino/a, Native American, and Pacific Islander. Since the Recurse Center charges no tuition, the grants are intended to be used for living expenses during the three months of your batch: You can use your grant for housing, food, childcare, or anything else you need during your time here. Each grant is for between $500 and $7,000.
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