Nucamp Reaches 500 Course Report Reviews, Unveils $50,000 Coding Bootcamp Scholarship Fund for Recent High School Graduates

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Nucamp aims to help recent high school graduates jumpstart careers in software development and avoid GAP year caused by COVID-19

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"It’s imperative that we do even more for young adults in underserved communities who have finished high school, but have had their hopes and dreams of going off to college negatively impacted by COVID-19," said Ludo Fourrage, Founder and Chief Learning Officer at Nucamp.

Nucamp (http://www.nucamp.co), the leading provider of nationwide affordable software coding bootcamps, today announced it has reached a milestone of 500 reviews on Course Report, the leading authority on researching, tracking, and sharing updates on the coding bootcamp industry. To further its mission to help underserved communities become software developers, Nucamp also announced today a $50,000 High School Graduate Coding Bootcamp Scholarship Fund to help young adults impacted by COVID-19.

“We’re excited to reach the 500 reviews milestone on Course Report and see the continued growth and popularity of our affordable coding bootcamps,” said Ludo Fourrage, Founder and Chief Learning Officer at Nucamp. “Every 5 weeks a bootcamp ends and I’m waiting to read what students have to say about their experience, it’s been the highlight of my job ever since we created Nucamp!”

This review for example “I chose Nucamp for the combination of in-person and online instruction, the part-time commitment, the accountability it provided, as well as for the price. It did not disappoint. I really enjoyed having a cohort of other local students to learn alongside, as well as an in-person instructor. Even when we had to switch to virtual workshops due to COVID-19, the experience was still positive. I would never have learned so much on my own. The weekly Saturday workshops were crucial to me sticking with it over the course of many months.”

Fourrage continued, “But, it’s imperative that we do even more for young adults in underserved communities who have finished high school, but have had their hopes and dreams of going off to college negatively impacted by COVID-19. That’s why I’m excited to announce our $50,000 scholarship fund to help create a clear path for them to have a career as a software developer.”

Fourrage, who worked at Microsoft for 18 years leading the development of digital learning, started Nucamp after seeing a significant affordability and accessibility gap with coding bootcamps, especially for those who are underemployed yet working full-time jobs. With 32 percent of 2020 high school graduates now expected to delay their start date for college, and 16 percent having changed the career path they wish to pursue, Nucamp can help these young adults work towards a rewarding career and avoid a gap year.

Nucamp’s part-time, 22-week full stack web and mobile development bootcamps are officially available in big and small cities across the U.S. The company, which has a 4.75 rating on Course Report, has racked up 500 reviews with its affordable coding bootcamps that revolutionize how people access rewarding careers in software development, without requiring a college degree or expensive education.

Nucamp’s High School Graduates Coding Bootcamp Scholarship Details
All students who graduated in the years 2020 and 2019 and are 18 years or older qualify to apply for the scholarships and join a Nucamp bootcamp. The scholarship funds are available on a first come, first served basis and until the fund is depleted. Scholarship funds are set and distributed as follows:
*4 weeks Web Development Fundamentals Bootcamp: $50 Scholarships
*17 Weeks Front End and Mobile Development Coding Bootcamp: $343 scholarships for a $1,372 total tuition (early bird pricing), or $403 for a $1,612 tuition (standard pricing)
*22 Weeks Full Stack Web and Mobile Development Bootcamp: $353 Scholarship for $1,576 total tuition (early bird pricing) or $414 for a $2,070 tuition (standing pricing).

For more information on the scholarship program, click here.

About Nucamp
Nucamp’s mission is to help all aspiring career shifters currently left out of the digital economy learn to code. Nucamp offers the industry’s only truly affordable 22-week coding bootcamp for under $2,000, and delivers a high-quality curriculum in small classes of 12 maximum students using a unique hybrid evening and weekend format. Our model relies on carefully selected industry professionals who want to share their passion for coding in their local community. With Nucamp, whether you live in a big city, a suburb or a rural area, you can get the coding skills you need without quitting your job, getting into debt, or having to share your future income. For more information, visit http://www.nucamp.co.

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