Opportunity Fund Scholarship Application
This fund was created to give greater access to diversify the tech world. Currently, underrepresented groups are not well represented in technology including women, minorities, veterans, and more.
We want to change that.
The following scholarships are available for the next round:
Microsoft Fellowship for Veterans: $8,500 tuition subsidy with a $4,000 housing stipend from Hirepurpose
Google Fellowship for Women: $8,500 tuition subsidy
Nas Fellowship for Blacks & Latinos: $8,500 tuition subsidy
ROUND 1 Application Deadline: Passed
ROUND 1 Winners Announced: May 2014
ROUND 2 Application Deadline: Passed
Round 2 Winners Announced: July 2014
ROUND 3: Stay tuned.... (and keep applying!)
Have you already applied to the 12-week Web Development Immersive (WDI) program?
If not, please apply as you need to be admitted to the WDI program to win the scholarship:
Which city are you applying for a scholarship in?
Please note that during the Spring and Summer of 2014, Opportunity Fund Fellowships are only available in New York City.
New York City
Which groups do you identify with? Check all that apply
Why do you deserve or want this scholarship? What will this scholarship enable you to do?
How do you identify with the underrepresented group that this scholarship is intended for?
What will you do if you do NOT receive this scholarship?
Are you able to commit to 100 hours of volunteer service after WDI in order to fulfill the Opportunity Fund Fellow requirement of serving as a Tutoring Fellow to our non-profit partners? This may take the form of either 2-3 weeks of full-time commitment after WDI or 2-3 hours per week for a year.
Why do you want to volunteer with youth and help mentor their learning in web development after the program?
How did you hear about this program?
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We would like to connect with a reference of your choice (someone you've worked with) to discuss your application if you make it to final stages.
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