Scholarships | Financial Aid

Claim Academy offers scholarships and financial aid to help you pay for your training so that you can launch a career that you will love.


Claim Academy has a number of scholarships available to help you fund your Claim Academy training:

  • $500 Women in Technology Scholarship
  • $1000 College Upgrade Scholarship
  • $500 Minority Scholarship
  • $500 Veteran Scholarship

To apply for one, or a maximum of two, of these scholarships, you must apply for, and be accepted into, Claim Academy FIRST. Once you have been accepted into Claim Academy, contact to learn how to apply for specific scholarships.

Scholarship Options

Women in Technology Scholarship
There is an automatic $500 scholarship for all women who are accepted into an immerse Full Stack Cohort at Claim Academy.

College Upgrade Scholarship
Recent high school graduates or GED recipients (within one calendar year of graduation or GED attainment) are eligible for a $1000 College Upgrade scholarship with proof that they attained their high school graduation or received their GED within one year.

Minority Scholarship
Claim Academy offers an ongoing scholarship fund to promote diversity in software development / software engineering. Applicants from under-represented groups are eligible for a $500 scholarship. You are eligible to apply for this scholarship if you are from an ethnic minority group under-represented in the software engineering field (African American, Chicano/Latino, Native American, or Pacific Islander).

Veteran Scholarship
There is an automatic $500 scholarship for all U.S. veterans in good standing who are accepted into an immersive Full Stack course at Claim Academy. Proof of veteran status is required.

Financial Aid

Claim Academy has a powerful financial aid partner to help incoming students make high-quality tech boot camp education a reality. Such financial aid is only available to students accepted into a full-stack Claim Academy program (either full-time or part-time).

Climb Credit

Climb Credit is a new kind of student lending company which focuses on financing career-building programs to help students get a high return-on-investment from their education. They believe education is an investment toward your future career and earning potential.

Climb Offers:

  • A quick online application, which can be completed in as little as 5 minutes with no impact to credit
  • Low, affordable interest-only payments while in school and for a few months after to ease your job-search
  • High loan approvals—including financing for students with no credit
  • Instant decisions 90% of the time, with the ability to accept and e-sign your documents in just a few clicks
  • Friendly and responsive customer service available by email (, phone (888-510-0533) and instant chat from 9am to 9pm Eastern

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Pricing / Refund Policy

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Claim Academy boot camps and classes are priced as follows:

Immersive Boot Camps are classes that last 9-to-20 weeks. They are in-depth full-time courses that prepare students to become full stack developers. Courses include completing a project and portfolio, expert instruction and mentoring, networking with potential employers and influentials, participating in Demo Day, and receiving career training and job placement services. Applications for these boot camps are evaluated on a rolling basis, so apply today for the next available cohort.

Full-time, 12 weeks: $12,500* (if paid in full, upon acceptance)

*$500 of your payment is nonrefundable.

Paying for boot camps and classes

Claim Academy accepts cash, check, direct deposit, credit/debit card, or WePay, or (for one of our immersive boot camps, through a loan obtained by our approved lender – Skillsfund). Scholarships for our boot camp classes are also available. When sending a check, please make it payable to Claim Academy and direct it to Claim Academy; 2119 Olive St.; St. Louis, MO; 63103. Please include your full name and related course description.

Any questions related to student payments please email For WePay, please email and forward your WePay confirmation page once you’ve submitted it.

Boot camp fees are due within 48 hours of acceptance into a course. Seminar, Skills Up, Introduction, and Info Session class fees are due at checkout from an event's EventBrite page.

All personal information is kept private, and will not be shared with any third party without permission.

Cancellation Policy

Student may cancel their Enrollment Agreement within three working days (excluding Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays) of the date signed by the Student and Claim Academy. Enrollment Agreements cancelled as such will allow the Student to receive a full refund of all monies paid.

Refund Policy

After the three-day cancellation period, any Student who withdraws for any reason prior to an immersive boot camp start date or up to one week into the program receives all monies returned, except for the non-refundable $500 deposit.

Refunds after the first week will be pro-rated based on the date of withdrawal in the following amounts:

1. Subject to the three-day cancellation policy.
2. For Week 5 for the 9-Week programs, a 25% refund is only available through Wednesday of Week 5. After Wednesday of Week 5 no refunds will be given.

Note: Refunds are calculated on total course cost, not tuition paid, so, if a student withdraws in Week 2 and has only paid 25% of the total course tuition, the student is not entitled to a refund.

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