WiTWorld Scholarship Application 2018
Women in Tech World is a national nonprofit dedicated to creating community driven plans and educational programming to support and advance women in tech.

With the launch of the Discovery Foundation's B.C. Gender Equity Roadmap: A Study of Women in Tech on December 12 2018, we are working together with BrainStation (https://brainstation.io/) and RED Academy (https://www.redacademy.com/) to offer 2 full tuition scholarships and 3 partial scholarships for women looking to enter or upgrade their careers in tech. Details in the application below.

Deadline EXTENDED to Tues., December 18th at 11:59 pm PST.

ABOUT THIS APPLICATION PROCESS

1) All personal details entered are confidential; all information requested will be used to determine the appropriate candidates for the scholarships.
2) Please take the time to review the different scholarship options and select which one you would like and would best suit you timeline and goals. Conditions apply. Subject to availability.
3) Some questions will require you to read the Discovery Foundation's Gender Equity Playbook: A Study of Women in Tech in B.C. (https://womenintechworld.com/gender-equity-roadmap/canada/british-columbia).

Our selection committee will work with the three coding schools to select the best candidates. We use a variety of factors, but our most important criteria is the impact that this tech scholarship will make in your life and career.

OUR GENEROUS SPONSORS

BrainStation is a global leader in digital skills training, empowering businesses and individuals to succeed in the digital age. Established in 2012, BrainStation has worked with instructors from the most innovative companies, developing cutting-edge, real-world digital skills training that has empowered more than 60,000 professionals and some of the largest corporations in the world. BrainStation offers offers part-time certification courses, full-time diploma programs, and corporate training options in New York, Toronto, and Vancouver.

RED Academy is a leading tech and design school with campuses in Vancouver, Toronto, and London (UK). With an importance placed on real-world application, we pair our students with non-profits, charities, startups and social action organisations for them to provide real solutions to business in need. Our UX & UI Design, Web & App Development and Digital Marketing instructors regularly meet with industry leaders to discuss changes, trends and new skills needed to succeed, and iterate their curricula based on the needs of the community. RED Academy isn’t just another school, and we don’t see you as just another student - at RED, you’re a leader, a budding professional, and you’ll soon be ready to take the world by storm.

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200-WORD ESSAY: Tell us why does tech excite you? How would a WiTWorld Scholarship impact your career? *
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How would you benefit from taking a course from either Brainstation or RED Academy? What would you do with the new skills if you're awarded the WiTWorld Scholarship? (Max. 500 words) *
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Based on what you read from Discovery Foundation's B.C. Gender Equity Roadmap, what do you feel is a highlight or a recommendation you would like to see materialize in B.C.? Please review the report at https://womenintechworld.com/gender-equity-roadmap/canada/british-columbia. (Max. 500 words) *
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1) BrainStation Full Scholarship - Professional Development Program
Select from ANY BrainStation Part-time course offered for January (in person) or June 2019 (online or in person):

Data
- Data Analytics
- Data Science
- Machine Learning

Design
- User Experience Design
- User Experience Interface

Development
- iOS Development
- Machine Learning
- Web Development

Marketing
- Digital Marketing
- Search Engine Marketing
- Social Media Marketing

Product
- Product Management

Please visit https://brainstation.io for more information

2) BrainStation Partial Scholarship - Career Transformation (Data Science)
BrainStation's Data Science program is an immersive, project-based learning experience, designed to transform your skill set and launch a new career in data.

The program's curriculum is challenging, comprehensive, and constantly updated, ensuring you are always learning the most in-demand data science skills, techniques, and tools. Led by Educators with experience in the field, you will develop and work on real-world data problems, building a standout portfolio of completed projects.

Full-time program
- Monday to Friday, 9-6 pm ($4,000 scholarship / course costs $12,000)
- diploma program
- 12 weeks
- payment plans available (3-6 months)

3) BrainStation Partial Scholarship - Career Transformation (Web Development)
BrainStation's Web Development program is an immersive, project-based learning experience, designed to transform your skillset and launch a new career as a Web Developer.

The program's curriculum is challenging, comprehensive, and constantly updated, ensuring you are always learning the most in-demand web development skills, techniques, and tools. Led by Educators with experience in the field, you will develop and work on a multi-page web application, in the process building a standout portfolio of completed projects.

Full-time program
- Monday to Friday, 9-6 pm ($4,000 scholarship / course costs $12,000)
- diploma program
- 12 weeks
- payment plans available (3-6 months)

4) RED Academy Full Scholarship
Choose any of RED Academy's part-time courses for their January-March or April-June 2019 cohorts.

Part-time program
- 2 evenings per week (Course costs $2,450)
- 10 weeks
- total of 60 hours of education

Digital Marketing

RED Academy's digital marketing lessons are designed to cover all of today’s core industry skills in digital marketing including social media, search engine optimization, analytics, advertising and content marketing. You’ll work directly with an experienced team of industry professionals, learning by creating and pitching digital marketing strategies for real clients, in an agency-style environment.

1) Digital Marketing Foundation

UI & UX Design

Our design programs will prepare you to take a human-centric approach in designing delightful and beautiful experiences that meet business goals while balancing seamless interactivity and navigation for apps, websites and more. You’ll learn the software used in industry today, and practice Design Thinking methodologies to address and solve problems.

2) Digital Designer Foundation

5) RED Academy Partial Scholarship
Choose any of RED Academy's part-time courses for their January-March or April-June 2019 cohorts.

Part-time program
- 2 evenings per week ($1,225 scholarship / Course costs $2,450)
- 10 weeks
- total of 60 hours of education

Digital Marketing

RED Academy's digital marketing lessons are designed to cover all of today’s core industry skills in digital marketing including social media, search engine optimization, analytics, advertising and content marketing. You’ll work directly with an experienced team of industry professionals, learning by creating and pitching digital marketing strategies for real clients, in an agency-style environment.

1) Digital Marketing Foundation

UI & UX Design

Our design programs will prepare you to take a human-centric approach in designing delightful and beautiful experiences that meet business goals while balancing seamless interactivity and navigation for apps, websites and more. You’ll learn the software used in industry today, and practice Design Thinking methodologies to address and solve problems.

2) Digital Designer Foundation

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