Scholarships, funding, & loan resources

Funding your future

Making the choice to pursue a new career was the easy part, but we know funding can be challenging. We want to make your education as accessible as possible, so we're always on the look out for new ways to fund your education here at DevLeague. We've collected a number of resources below, including our own scholarships. Please take a look, and as always, reach out to us at contact@devleague.com if you need someone to walk you through all our options. 


Scholarships

DevLeague Diversity Scholarship

Award amount: $1,000

Application deadline: One month prior to course start date

The DevLeague Diversity Scholarship fund is a tuition award, funded by the DevLeague founders, Jason Sewell and Russel Cheng. This scholarship is awarded to individuals who self-identify as being female, a person of color, or LGBTQ+. Awards are announced per cohort, at the discretion of the DevLeague Awards Committee, based on the volume of submitted applications.

Applicants will be asked to submit “their story” and indicate which under-represented group they identify with at the time of application.

*Scholarship applicants must submit an application to their desired DevLeague course prior to submitting their application for scholarship




DevLeague Elevate Scholarship

Award amount: $0 - $5,000

Application deadline: One month prior to course start date

The DevLeague Elevate Scholarship fund is a need-based tuition award, funded by the DevLeague founders, Jason Sewell and Russel Cheng. This scholarship is awarded per cohort, at the discretion of the DevLeague Awards Committee, based on the volume of submitted applications.

Applicants can qualify for this scholarship by demonstrating financial need. Applicants will be asked to submit “their story” (limit 1 page) at the time of application. Approved applicants will be asked to provide their most recently filed 1040 Federal Income Tax Return, their most recent paycheck stub, and (optional) credit report.

*Scholarship applicants must submit an application to their desired DevLeague course prior to submitting their application for scholarship




Loan & Funding Sources

SkillsFund is a fantastic resource that realizes that funding your education is only part of the puzzle but that you need to live and eat while attending a bootcamp and they're offering matches what your actual needs are.


Loan Amount: $2000 - $14,450

Interest Rate: 9.49% (36 mos.), 11.46% (60 mos.)

Approval Process: 10 minute online application, approval in minutes

Distribution: Upon securing your loan, payment will be made directly to DevLeague for your tuition costs


Apply Today: http://devleague.skills.fund/ 

Climb is a another fantastic partner, and one of the original funding providers for alternative education, who has accounted for the fact that there are many factors to consider for attending an immersive bootcamp. 


Loan Amount:  Up to $15,750

Interest Rate: Fixed rate interest rates starting at 5%, 9% on average, and max. 15% 

Approval Process: Same day approval in most cases

Distribution: Upon securing your loan, payment will be made directly to DevLeague for your tuition costs

Extra Notes: Recommended to apply with a co-borrower as approval rates are 40% higher when co-borrower is present


Apply Today: https://www.climbcredit.com/apply/devleague

TADS can best be described as more of a payment plan than a loan. This is a fantastic resource for students in our Part Time programs who may be working over the duration of the program and would like to spread tuition across the months that they are in the program with a full balance paid upon completion of the program.


Loan Amount:  Full amount of tuition

Full-Time Student Terms: $5,250 down payment, 3 monthly installments of $2,000

Part-Time Student Terms: $5,250 down payment, 5 monthly installments of $1,000

Payment Options: Payments are made via direct transfers from your checking account or credit card

Service Charge: TADS collects a $45 management fee for services

Approval Process: A DevLeague representative will work with you to set up your custom account


Apply Today: Click Here

American Job Center is a City and County of Honolulu workforce development program that is federally funded to help qualified persons who are unemployed, underemployed and long-term unemployed. This program is only available to residents of Hawaii. Students are responsible for the remainder of the tuition balance.


Who is it for?

Currently the program is only funding people who are currently collecting unemployment or have exhausted all unemployment benefits. We can provide a direct contact to a caseworker if this will be helpful to speed up your case.


Apply Today: Click Here

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