How to Get One of the 100K Scholarships Available to CodeAcademy

Update: Code Academy has also now announced that they are giving away 20x more scholarships than originally planned.  First they gave away 100k scholarships to students/teachers to learn coding online.  Now they want to do the same for fired & furloughed workers.  See below for the full details…

Codeacademy has announced that they are offering 100,000 scholarships to their skill-building platform due to the school closings to help both teachers and students (along with furloughed and fired workers).

Codeacademy scholarship for students and teachers
Codeacademy provides 10K scholarships

Codecademy teaches millions of learners web development, mobile development, and data science skills. In the wake of school closures due to COVID-19, we’re offering 10,000 scholarships to Codecademy Pro for free to high school and college students across the world for the rest of the school year. Those students get access to the same features that every Codecademy Pro learner does: roadmaps to figure out what to learn, thousands of hours of courses and projects to learn programming and data science, and a community of supportive peers. — March 19, 2020

Over 100,000 Student Scholarship Awarded:  We launched our scholarship program with the goal of helping 10,000 students who’ve had their studies interrupted by COVID-19 get access to a coding education. And in just one month, we awarded Pro scholarships to over 100,000 students around the world!  So now, we want to also help the millions of people who’ve lost their jobs because of this pandemic, too. Our new goal is to give Pro to 100,000 impacted workers. And with your support, we can make it happen.  — April 2020

How does Codeacademy work?

  • The training offers step-by-step roadmaps  – structured paths guide where to start.
  • Real-world projects – build a portfolio in the development environment of your choice.
  • Community support – Connect with others learning!

How to Apply for the Code Academy Kids Scholarship

  1. Go to Codeacademy.
  2. Click the “Join Pro” button and answer the questions.

Who is this for?

  • Any student with a valid school email address worldwide.
  • Teachers are encouraged to follow the instructions on the site.

How to Get Codeacademy Pro for Free

  1. Go to Codeacademy.
  2. Follow the instructions.

How to Help Codeacademy Donate More Pro Coding Schoarships

    1. Go to Codeacademy.
    2. They are donating 5 memberships for every 1 purchased. 

At this time, they have a goal of 100K more donations and are 1/4th the way there with 25K completed.

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