Since we started App Academy in 2012, we've been committed to building a more diverse and inclusive tech community. If you’re interested in pursuing a career as a Software Engineer, we encourage you to explore the scholarship opportunities below.

Edie Windsor Coding Scholarship

This scholarship is being offered in partnership with Lesbians Who Tech & Allies, and will be awarded to a total of seven App Academy students. Two recipients will receive 50% off their tuition for one of our immersive programs (Campus Program or Online Programs - Full Time or Part Time) and five recipients will have their tuition fully waived for one of our prep programs (Bootcamp Prep Live or Bootcamp Prep Online).


Applications will be accepted through February 15, 2023.


Candidates must be at least 18 years old, be a permanent resident or U.S. citizen, reside in the United States, identify as a queer woman or non-binary, enroll in a cohort starting between March 15 - December 31, 2023, and select the Upfront Payment Plan.

Facebook Access Scholarship

We have partnered with Facebook to provide App Academy students with $500,000 worth of tuition scholarships. Facebook Access Scholarships will be awarded to students from underrepresented communities and those in need of financial assistance. The scholarship award amount will cover up to 50% of tuition for accepted candidates.


Candidates must be accepted into one of App Academy's immersive programs.


Candidates must identify as female or an underrepresented minority in technology (Black, Latino/Hispanic, or Native American/Alaskan Native), and also reside in San Jose, California.

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