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Bridge is a career accelerator for emerging global tech talent in frontier industries.
Our program: A Mentorship-driven approach + Our online community help to accelerate mastery.
Our philosophy: We believe people learn best when pursuing their interests, alongside others.
Our mission: Enabling equal access to opportunities, globally. Read more »
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Applying to Bridge
Our three step process to joining.
First things first, fill out one of our program application forms so we can assess your fit.
Optional: Complete one of our crash courses to get up to speed on an area if you are a newb (~2-3 weeks)
If you're a fit, we'll ask for a brief interview to get to know you before inviting you to join.
Featured Technology Partners
Our technology partners provide training materials, beta developer tools and access to real problems & projects to work on for our community.
Dharma is a generic, permissionless protocol for issuing, underwriting, and administering debt instruments.
Blockstack is a new digital ecosystem that users, not big Internet companies, control and users can move seamlessly.
The Hydrogen Atom platform has powerful modules built for fintech powered by light, modular, global REST APIs.
Interested in becoming a technology partner?
Our team of mentors host office hours, review your final project ideas and give you detailed and personalized feedback throughout the program.
Want to become a mentor?
Frequently Asked Questions
Is Bridge a Coding Bootcamp?
No. Our program is built for software engineers who are looking to gain new skills.
How long does the program last?
The part-time program lasts for twelve weeks. The full-time program lasts for sixteen weeks.
How big of a time commitment is it?
Part-time: Nights and weekends work just fine (~15hrs/week). Full-time: ~50hrs per week.
Why is there a deposit required?
While there are no upfront fees, we do ask for a $100 deposit to secure your spot once you are accepted. Your deposit will be refunded after you complete the program.
What is the total cost of the program?
Please see our individual program pages for a breakdown of costs of each part-time and full-time program.
Can I see an example ISA?
Yes, you can see a template we use here. ISAs are not a loan so they have no interest and are paid back over 36 months.
How much scholarship funds should I expect to receive?
The average applicant receives ~$1,500 in scholarships. This amount is deducted from the program fees you owe.
How do I know if i'm qualified to join?
Can I enroll from anywhere?
As long as you have a reliable internet connection to join in on weekly office hours calls with your program mentor.
Can I participate while employed?
Bridge offers both part-time and full-time programs, for the part-time programs you are able to participate while fully employed at a company.
I’d like to start my own company. Should I apply?
It depends, we have had some companies formed out of Bridge, but if your primary interest is starting a company, you should apply to Y Combinator.
How many applicants come from outside the U.S?
Over 50% of applicants come from outside the U.S. We strongly encourage International applicants to apply.
Our fellows come from all over the world and from a very diverse set of backgrounds.
Curriculum & Crash Course
Pre-register to receive our full curriculum and free crash-course access. Complete the pre-course crash-course if the curriculum materials are new to you before applying.