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Essential Workers Scholarship

Are you ready to change things? Flatiron School believes in limitless potential for every individual. Our Essential Workers Scholarship provides opportunities for those with the passion and dedication to launch a career in tech.

About the Scholarship

Essential Workers Scholarship

Are you ready to change things? Flatiron School believes in limitless potential for every individual. Our Essential Workers Scholarship provides opportunities for those with the passion and dedication to launch a career in tech. Become a Software Engineer, Data Scientist or Cybersecurity Engineer in as little as 15 weeks. The scholarship is designed to knock down barriers, so aspiring innovators can be empowered with the skills to become future changemakers. With this scholarship, you can start today with no deposit. 

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Details & Eligibility

Start learning for $0 upfront with a partial scholarship of up to $1,500. Students in the U.S. will be able to enroll with no deposit regardless of payment method. 

Details

Students that qualify as an essential worker and meet the academic and award criteria will receive a partial scholarship of $1,000 towards tuition.

In addition, students who earned less than the minimum annual income shown below for the region where they reside during at least the last 12 consecutive months will receive an additional $500:

  • San Francisco: $50,000 

  • Seattle: $40,000

  • All other US Markets: $33,000

Scholarships are limited and are available to 7 students per month across all campuses and online.

Eligibility 

Scholarships will be awarded to individuals who successfully complete the admission process, are at least 18 years of age, and identify as an Essential Worker, as defined by federal criteria

See additional Flatiron School Scholarship Terms and Conditions.

Questions About the Scholarship

Is there an application deadline for the Essential Workers Scholarship?

The Essential Workers Scholarship is an ongoing program, and there is no application deadline. Scholarships are limited and are available to 7 students per month across all campuses and online.

Who is eligible for the Essential Workers Scholarship?

Recipients will receive up to $1,000- $1,500 towards their tuition and zero money upfront. We’re committed to making education accessible and building a more diverse tech community, which is why Essential Workers Scholarships will be awarded to individuals who identify as an Essential Worker, according to federal eligibility.

What is the Essential Worker criteria?

Essential workers are those that meet the Federal criteria for eligibility. Please refer to the NCSI government guideline.

I still have questions. Who should I contact?

Please reach out to admissions@flatironschool.com. There’s no such thing as a bad question. Need to speak to someone or not sure which program to enroll in? Book a 10-minute chat with our admissions team.