Did you know that 57% of bachelor’s degrees are earned by women, yet they only account for 18% of the computer science degrees issued? Andstartups with women leadersare more than two times as likely to be successful?

Thanks to initiatives like the Kode With Klossy summer coding camp, young women across the country are getting inspired to explore programming and future careers in tech.

Today, we’re excited to be part of expanding on this work, by partnering with Kode Woth Klossy to launch a professional scholarship to expand access to computer science education and opportunities for women – especially those who are ready to transform their careers with code.

Through the Career Scholarship, recipients will enroll in a nine-month program through Flatiron School’s Learn.co online campus, a self-paced coding curriculum that serves as a complement or alternative to higher education.

With a robust online community of students, coding experts and instructors, the program prepares students with the tools necessary to become a professional developer – covering topics such as Ruby, SQL, Rails, HTML, CSS and JavaScript, among others. Throughout the course, students will build their own full-scale web apps and collaborate with each other in real time, as they learn together and build projects, using real-world tools like GitHub.

Then, upon completing the program, graduates will have access to Flatiron School’s extensive career resources and network, plus the opportunity to secure paid apprenticeships at some innovative companies like Conde Nast, WeWork, Vice and more!

For women who dream of starting or transitioning to careers in software engineering, the Kode With Klossy Career Scholarship makes taking the first step an exciting and realistic possibility.

If you’re interested in learning more, visit the Kode With Klossy Career Scholarship page.


WHO THIS PROGRAM IS FOR:

The Kode with Klossy Career Scholarship is designed for women at any level of experience who are passionate about learning to code. Whether your goal is to switch careers or be an entrepreneur; whether you’ve been excited about programming for years or are just starting out, we’re looking for people who are excited to combine technical training with creativity to make the world a better place with code.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE:

  • Women
  • No previous experience necessary
  • Must be available to complete the course within 12 months (dedicate 15+ hours/week)
  • Must be a US citizen (or willing and authorized to work in the US) in order to receive apprenticeship placement

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