We Invest in Your Coding Career

We are awarding various scholarships to people who demonstrate a commitment to launching their career in software engineering.

Ongoing Scholarships We Offer

Hack Reactor is proud to offer scholarships in partnership with innovative organizations in our community. Scholarships are available at various times throughout the year - please continue to check this page for updates and new offerings.

  • Hack Reactor is proud to offer a $1.3 million Scholarship Fund for individuals who are passionate about coding. This round we are giving out scholarships that are open to all applicants as well as additional scholarships for underrepresented groups in software engineering. Specifically we will be awarding:

    • 1 full scholarship and 1 half scholarship available for Women
    • 1 full scholarship and 1 half scholarship available for underrepresented People of Color
    • 2 half scholarships available to anyone

    *Due to state regulations we can not offer scholarships to those attending the New York campus at this time.

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    Application Criteria:
    All scholarship applicants will be considered for the 2 half scholarships that are open to anyone. If your application shows that you identify as a Woman or an underrepresented Person of Color, you will be automatically considered for the additional scholarships we have reserved for each of these underrepresented groups.
    Scholarship Application Period:
    Jun 25, 2018 to Aug 13, 2018.
    Check out this FAQ for more information.
    Applicable Campuses & Cohort Dates
    Applicable for All Campuses*.
    Applicable for Sep 2018 and Oct 2018 / Nov 2018 cohorts.
  • The Facebook scholarship will fuel Telegraph Track, Hack Reactor’s diversity and inclusion program. Telegraph Track is an extension of the Hack Reactor’s immersive program that focuses on building a strong community to support the careers of underrepresented software engineers. One additional full scholarship is still available and is being offered.

    *Due to state regulations we can not offer scholarships to those attending the New York campus at this time.

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    Application Criteria:
    Students who identify as women, non-binary, queer, black, latinx, american indian or filipino. Eligible students who apply for the Hack Reactor Scholarship Fund be automatically considered for the Facebook Scholarship as well.
    Scholarship Application Period:
    Jun 25, 2018 to Aug 13, 2018.
    Applicable Campuses & Cohort Dates
    Applicable for All Campuses*.
    Applicable for Sep 2018 and Oct 2018 / Nov 2018 cohorts.

Previous Scholarships We Offered

  • Team Austin is looking to make a huge impact on the Austin coding community by offering a $7500 scholarship to one student interested in going to Hack Reactor Austin. You can apply through our Hack Reactor scholarship portal.

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    Application Criteria:
    Students who identify as women, non-binary, queer, black, latinx, american indian or filipino.
    Scholarship Application Period:
    Closed
    Applicable Campuses & Cohort Dates
    Hack Reactor Austin
    March 5, 2018 and April 23, 2018
  • Optimizely and Hack Reactor are teaming up to invest in underrepresented talent via our I/OWNit sponsorship. Together we will provide 3 underrepresented students with a full tuition scholarship to Hack Reactor’s San Francisco campus followed by an internship opportunity at Optimizely post graduation.

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    Application Criteria:
    Students who identify as women, non-binary, queer, black, latinx, american indian or filipino.
    Scholarship Application Period:
    Closed
    Applicable Campuses & Cohort Dates
    San Francisco
    October 9, 2017
  • Hack Reactor and the Kapor Center teamed up to invest in diverse Oakland tech talent. In May 2017, we awarded Reyna Cabrera one full tuition scholarship to Hack Reactor San Francisco.

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    Application Criteria:
    Students who identify as women, non-binary, queer, black, latinx, american indian or filipino.
    Scholarship Application Period:
    Closed
    Applicable Campuses & Cohort Dates
    San Francisco
    August 21, 2017
  • In November 2016 we teamed up with Docker to bring more diversity into the tech field. Together, we gave out three scholarships to our programs over a 6 month period. These scholarships covered the full cost of tuition and were given to students that have a commitment to advancing equality in their community.

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    Application Criteria:
    Students who identify as women, non-binary, queer, black, latinx, american indian or filipino.
    Scholarship Application Period:
    Closed
    Applicable Campuses & Cohort Dates
    San Francisco
    October 31, 2016 and March 20, 2017