Supporting Your Career Transition to Tech

At LEARN academy, we are passionate about supporting those seeking a career change to the tech industry by offering the Fresh Start Scholarship. This needs-based scholarship assists individuals facing setbacks, exploring new paths, and recently unemployed or laid off. We understand career transition challenges and want to help you take the first steps toward your new future.

The Fresh Start Coding Scholarship is designed to support your career change with financial assistance

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Empowering Career Transitioners

As a school built by and for career transitioners, we are passionate about providing opportunities for those eager to start a new journey in the tech industry. The Fresh Start Scholarship offers financial support based on individual needs and available funds, making our programs accessible to a broader range of students.

Who Should Apply for the Scholarship?

The Fresh Start Scholarship is open to all U.S. residents seeking a career change into tech. Our school, staff, and students consist primarily of career transitioners, so we understand the unique challenges and needs of those looking to make a change.
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How Does This Coding Scholarship Work?

The Fresh Start Scholarship supports career changers as they embark on a new path in the tech industry. The total scholarship amount depends on the available funds and number of applicants. In addition, the scholarship can be applied to LEARN academy's 4-month Online Coding Bootcamp, where you will acquire essential coding skills and knowledge in a collaborative virtual classroom environment.

During the program, you will spend three months learning with experienced instructors and one month participating in a guaranteed coding internship for hands-on experience and mentorship. Upon graduation, our in-house Career Services Manager will assist you in your job search journey, providing personalized guidance and support.

What are the next steps?

Use the form above to request more information about the Fresh Start Coding Scholarship. A LEARN academy Enrollment Team member will contact you shortly to discuss the next steps.
Apply to our upcoming Full-Stack Web Developer Bootcamp through the LEARN academy website.
Apply to the coding scholarship.
All interested individuals need to be accepted into the upcoming class AND submit their coding scholarship applications.
Individuals who are awarded the scholarship will be notified before class begins.

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LEARN did require quite a bit of self-study outside of the classroom, but they gave a good foundation for learning to code. The guaranteed 1-month internship was invaluable, as it gave me great real-world experience that led to a full time position immediately after. Although I transitioned into design, I still use the fundamentals of code I learned at LEARN to communicate with developers every day. It’s a huge reason why I was able to successfully break into tech.

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Any individual who is a U.S. resident and seeking career change assistance into tech can apply for the scholarship.
No, previous tech experience is not required. We welcome applicants looking for career change assistance and committed personal growth and strong academics, regardless of their background.
No. Unfortunately, at this time, we cannot support international students. We can only provide career change assistance to individuals living in the United States.
Our in-house Career Services team will guide resume building, and interview preparation, providing you with the essential career change assistance you need to make a successful career change into tech.
The application deadline varies for each cohort. To receive career change assistance, please apply to an upcoming cohort on the LEARN academy website or contact the Enrollment Team for specific deadlines.
The number of scholarships awarded may vary depending on the availability of funds and the number of qualified applicants. If you want career change assistance, don’t hesitate to contact the LEARN academy Enrollment Team for more details.
This depends on how much career change assistance you are receiving, and the specific financial aid you are receiving. Please consult with the LEARN academy Enrollment Team to discuss your situation.
The scholarship funds for your career change will be applied directly toward your tuition for the 4-month Coding Bootcamp.
Scholarship recipients will be selected based on their application materials, including their demonstrated commitment to personal growth, strong academics, and career change assistance need.
Scholarship deferrals are considered on a case-by-case basis. Don’t hesitate to contact the LEARN academy Enrollment Team to discuss your situation.