The Reason One Mentorship & Scholarship Program awards scholarship and mentorship opportunities to Black students who are enrolled or recently accepted in a digital-related program, pursuing or with plans to pursue a career in the tech industry. This program is explicitly focused on removing the systemic, financial, and socio-economic barriers that Black students encounter in tech career paths.
The Reason One Mentorship & Scholarship Program is offering: Three students a $5,000 scholarship towards application fees, textbooks, and other expenses and one year of mentorship and professional development support from Reason One team members. The deadline to apply is May 7th.
To be eligible, you must: Identify as Black, African American, African Canadian or African-descent; Be between the ages of 17-35 years old; Live in Ontario, Canada or South Carolina, USA; Be enrolled or accepted to a full or part-time digital-related program at a college, university, or specialized program (such as a Bootcamp, etc.); Have an interest in pursuing a career in the tech industry; and Have demonstrated financial need/support.