EnTrain Scholarship

Entain and Coder Academy:  Pathway into Technology Full-Fee Scholarship with Paid Full-Time Employment*

*Conditions apply.

 

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ABOUT ENTAIN

Entain’s vision is to be the global leader in sports betting, gaming and interactive entertainment. They are creating exciting and trusted experiences for their customers and revolutionising the gaming space as they go.
 
Combining technology and entertainment to create ground-breaking and engaging products, Entain is home to a global family of more than 25 well-known brands - including Ladbrokes, Neds, Bookmaker.com.au and Betstar in the Australian market.
 
Entain has a charter of social responsibility and sustainability and has recently announced under the banner of EnTrain, a new global initiative aimed at increasing access to and diversity within technology. The goal is to positively impact the lives of over 1,000,000 people around the world, either directly or through their families and dependents, by 2030.

ABOUT CODER ACADEMY

Coder Academy is a quality private education college offering accelerated-learning bootcamps to help people transform careers at pace. 
 
We are the original Australian-owned coding bootcamp. Our courses are designed to be intense; compressing qualifications that take up to 2 years or more into shorter periods of 6 or 10 months; without compromising learning outcomes.
 
What makes us unique is the way we bring together our expertise in education with industry leaders to design courses to fill skills gaps locally.
 
We can be highly responsive and agile, unlike traditional providers. This means we are always relevant in producing industry-ready graduates. 

Meet The Entain Mentors

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About The Scholarship

SUCCESSFUL STUDENTS WILL RECEIVE:

 

  • Full fees ($20,970) covered by Entain for Coder Academy’s Diploma of IT, Web Development bootcamp.
  • Paid full-time employment with Entain throughout your bootcamp so there will be no need to take an employment break while you study.
  • Upon starting the bootcamp, recipients will automatically gain entry into a graduate employment position, which will see them participating in the Entain internal Graduate program upon successful completion of the course.
  • Mentorship and coaching from Entain senior technical experts throughout for the duration of your studies.
  • Laptop and Graduate pack.

Past Scholarship Winners

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Creative Portfolio

Along with completing the online application forms, you are required to submit a themed portfolio of creative work that showcases your hobbies and interests, along with a brief written submission explaining why you aspire to become a coder. You may use any media of choice for your themed portfolio submission (e.g. an illustration, short film, animation, storyboard, comic book, app, photography, creative writing, etc). The theme for your portfolio submission will be stipulated in the application form. 

All scholarship portfolios must be original works and created entirely by the scholarship applicant.

Check out some of our past winning submissions below. 

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Important Dates for 2022

NB: Applications close 4 weeks prior to the intake date. 

BOOTCAMP INTAKE DATE APPLICATIONS CLOSE WINNERS ANNOUNCED 
WEB DEVELOPMENT  14 FEB 2022 14 JAN 2022 7 FEB 2022
DATA SCIENCE  17 FEB 2022 17 JAN 2022 3 FEB 2022
CODE, CLOUD AND CYBER BOOTCAMP  19 MAY 2022 21 APRIL 2022 5 MAY 2022

 

HOW TO APPLY

1.
Apply!

Before you begin the EnTrain Scholarship process make sure you have completed a Coder Academy Web Dev Bootcamp Application form. 

You will receive a link to apply for the EnTrain scholarship once we receive your application. 

Our next EnTrain Scholarship round will open in June 2022.

2.
Prepare for the interview.

Applicants who pass the screening stage will be invited to attend an interview.

 

3.
Outcome Week.

Scholarships awarded and recipients announced prior to intake date. 

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

APPLICANTS MUST:

 

  • Be enrolled to study/about to commence studies in Coder Academy's Web Development Bootcamp (Accelerated).

  • An Australian citizen (including dual citizens), a permanent resident of Australia, a permanent humanitarian visa holder, or a New Zealand citizen.
  • Be 18 years of age or older at the time of application.
  • Have an interest in working in technology with the hope to improve your life and the lives of others.

PREFERRED APPLICANTS WILL IDENTIFY WITH ONE OR MORE OF THE FOLLOWING:

 

  • Identifies as a woman, non-binary or transgender.

  • Comes from a low-income background.
  • Is experiencing financial hardship.
  • Is Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander, and/or First Nations peoples.
  • Has previously held an immigrant or refugee status.
  • Identifies as neuro-diverse.
  • Who is a parent or caretaker re-entering the workforce.
  • Identifies as a late career changer.

*No previous technology or tertiary qualifications required.

 

WHO IS NOT ELIGIBLE?

 

  • A person enrolled in another tertiary qualification or institute.
  •  A person who received another scholarship with Coder Academy previously or in the year of intended study.
  • An applicant who didn’t meet the Coder Academy application criteria and is not accepted into the bootcamp.