As advocates for young men of color in tech, we are excited to be part of this movement to expand opportunities in technology by welcoming these newly-minted GA graduates into our corps of volunteers.
Christina Lewis Halpern, Founder, All Star Code
Q: Where can I participate in Opportunity Fund?
Anywhere there is a campus hosting the course for which you are applying.
Q: How much of the cost of the program is subsidized?
The tuition subsidy granted to each fellow is determined by the individual fellowship. Payment plans and additional financing options are available.
Q: What do I need to do if I am selected as a Fellow?
Selected Fellows are required to pay 25% of their dues within one week of being selected or they will forfeit the fellowship.
Q: How will recipients of the fellowship be determined?
Selection is determined through an online application and interviews. Scholarship applications will be reviewed and selections will be made by General Assembly employees and instructors (the fellowship review committee’).
A collective group decision will be made on each of the final candidates. In addition to GA’s standard course admissions criteria, we also look at the following:
Q: Why is General Assembly launching this program?
We are launching this program to help bring more underrepresented groups into technology and provide more diversified talent to the 21st century economy.
Q: How do I become a benefactor?
Sponsor a scholarship program today and start changing the world tomorrow. Learn more about becoming a Benefactor.
Q: What does becoming a Fellow entail?
Acceptance in GA’s Immersive Programs gives you:
Q: What are the conditions under which a fellowship can be withdrawn?
Opportunity Fund scholarships are available for our Web Development Immersive (WDI) and User Experience Design Immersive (UXDI) programs. New scholarships will be announced in early 2015, so leave your email address above and we will be in touch as soon as applications open!