About the Access Scholarship^

To build a more diverse and inclusive tech community, Access Scholarships will be awarded to students from underrepresented communities and those in need of financial assistance.

The Access Scholarship award will cover up to 50% of tuition for accepted candidates. (This amount has recently been increased from an original $5,000 award!)

Eligibility & Requirements

The remaining funds for this scholarship are only available to students who reside in the city of San Jose, California. Candidates must also meet the following requirements.

Identify as a member of one of the following groups:

- Female, or
- Underrepresented minority in technology (Black, Latino/Hispanic, or Native American/Alaskan Native)


Be accepted into one of App Academy's immersive programs. These programs include:

- Campus-based, full-time programs (New York: Full-Time Software Engineering Track and San Francisco: Full-Time Software Engineering Program)
- 24 Week Online Software Engineering Program (Full Time)
- Part Time Online Software Engineering Program

^Scholarship recipients are subject to our standard Cancellation, Withdrawal, and Refund Policies as outlined in the Course Catalog, including applicable proration in the event of a withdrawal and/or dismissal during the course period.

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