Engineer the Change Scholarship

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MediaOps is the omniversal media company covering the key sectors of the IT industry that are re-shaping technology and the world we live in. We are home to the world’s most popular IT communities such as DevOps.com, Security Boulevard, Container Journal, Digital Anarchist and more.

We are proud to be teaming up with Boca Code, a coding school that provides comprehensive training in software development through real-world projects and programs, to offer the Engineer the Change Scholarship.

The scholarship aims to provide minorities within the South Florida community an opportunity to acquire the skills they need for a successful career in the tech industry. The scholarship fund will run on an annual basis, with two students receiving $10,000 each to put toward the Software Engineering Course at Boca Code.

Eligibility

  • Must be over 18 years of age to apply.
  • Only those who are part of an underrepresented community (i.e. women, African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Native Americans and other minority groups) will be eligible.
  • Applicants must reside in South Florida.

How to Apply

Submit an essay (minimum of 500 words in length) detailing how you can serve as a role model to other minority individuals who hope to acquire the skills to have a successful tech career and what type of role in the tech industry you are hoping to pursue.

Applications are now open for the first round of the scholarship for the Software Engineering Course running from April 5 to June 4. The deadline to apply is March 15.

The second scholarship application process will open on Aug. 1 for the course running from Sept. 20 to Dec. 3.

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