Want a career in tech? RED Academy is giving away $15,000 in impact scholarships

Nov 2 2017, 1:43 am

Vancouver’s tech industry is booming right now.

As almost everything is moving online, the demand for tech wizards is constantly increasing. Whether you’re a Digital Marketer, a Web Developer, or a UX Designer, your skills are highly desired by employers.

But not everyone has the opportunity to study a course in one of these areas.

That’s why RED Academy, a leading digital media, technology, and design school here in Vancouver, is making more than $15,000 available in ‘Impact’ scholarships for like-minded students who are want to make a positive impact on their lives and the lives of others. 

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One of the school’s core values is impact and that’s why they’re focused on making a positive impact on their students’ lives and the lives of people all over the world.

If you’re over 18 years-old, then you’re eligible to apply for a scholarship. Recent graduates of communications, business, marketing, English literature, accounting, psychology, cognitive systems, law, design, art, graphic design, architecture, computer science, math, science, or engineering are encouraged to apply. 

But don’t worry if you haven’t got a degree because if you currently work in a trade, construction, retail, administration, or as a chef – you’re invited to apply. This is an incredible one-time opportunity to study and make a difference in tech so be sure to submit your application before the deadline on November 17.

You can apply for the below impact scholarships:

  • Digital Marketing ‘Grow the Good‘ Scholarship
  • UX/UI ‘Design your Impact’ Scholarship
  • Web Developer ‘Code your Future‘ Scholarship

RED Academy offers in-person courses in Digital Marketing, UX & UI Design and Web & App Development, where you can attain a diploma through a full-time course. Here you can also study full-stack programs. 

The tech education centre exists so that its students and staff are inspired to learn skills and develop as people by leading more meaningful, fulfilling, and rewarding lives. RED Academy aligns with purpose-driven organizations so that their students can work with them and build real world portfolios – ultimately making a difference through tech. 

“I want to adapt my creative side as a Web Developer and launch my career a junior web developer at an agency working with impact driven organizations. Thank you RED Academy for awarding me the scholarship – I’m one step closer to the future I desire!,” Amelia Garvin, Impact Scholarship award winner for RED Academy’s Web Development program told Daily Hive.

Now you have the chance to apply for a scholarship to study at the academy. Impact Scholarships will be awarded based on RED culture fit, as well as the quality and creativity of your application.

For more information and to apply visit RED Academy. To get the latest updates, check out the tech educator on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

Good luck!

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