Uber and Ironhack Team Up to Kickstart Your Coding Career

We are thrilled to announce a new partnership with award-winning tech bootcamp Ironhack – to give out $100,000 in scholarships to Uber driver-partners and riders in South Florida.

Two winners will be awarded full scholarships (each valued at $12,000) to take one of Ironhack’s 2017 bootcamps and 50 partial scholarships will be awarded to additional winners.

APPLY NOW.

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How it works:

  • Uber driver-partners and riders in South Florida can check their driver or rider app between 12/12 and 12/21 for details about the scholarship opportunity or apply here.
  • Scholarship applications must be received by 11:59 PM EST on 12/21.
  • Selected finalists will be contacted for second-round interviews.
  • Winners will be announced on 1/9/17 and have six months to redeem their scholarships at Ironhack.

“We are thrilled to partner with Ironhack to offer this opportunity to our driver-partners and riders,” said Uber South Florida General Manager Kasra Moshkani. “Uber’s roots will always be in building world-class technology. This scholarship will help fuel South Florida’s growing tech ecosystem and startup scene, while making invaluable learning opportunities accessible to even more people looking to launch careers in tech.”

Ironhack is located in the heart of downtown Brickell at Building.co, Miami’s premier shared workspace for growing tech companies and startups.

Want to learn more? RSVP for Ironhack’s open house on Sunday, December 18 at 12 pm at Ironhack’s campus located at 120 S.W. 8th Street in Miami. For more information about the event or Uber’s scholarship, contact Ironhack at (305) 907-7086.

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