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The Bridge Build Challenge

Starting Monday April 8th through April 30th.

Each month new applicants to join Bridge.Academy participate in a build challenge in order to demonstrate their ability to quickly pick up new skills through working on a project of your choice.

Applicants receive points based on their progress. The more impressive your pace of improvement, the higher your score will be and better your chances for being accepted to our program.

You can read about past challenge winners here.

JOIN THE APRIL CHALLENGE

  • - 1st prize: One $19,000 scholarship
  • - 2st prize(s): 2 $8,000 scholarships
  • - 3rd prize(s): 4 $4,000 scholarships

Register to join

Note: Scholarship credit is non-transferable and not redeemable for cash or prizes.


How it works

Apply with any project which leverages the skills + technologies that you'd like to learn and improve on.

Apply with anything

Apply with anything

Past applicants have built niche Social Networks, Decentralized Contact Managers, AI News Readers + more. You can read more about some of the past projects here.

Share your progress

Share your progress

Every week you'll receive feedback and points based on your progress. Each month, the top-ranked candidates get accepted to join Bridge Core.

Learn from our mentors

Learn from our mentors

Bridge has a diverse network of mentors across different disciplines. Mentors both review applications and provide advice to Bridge members.







Our Mentors

Ramon Recuero

Ramon Recuero
Maker. Product Lead at @ZeppelinOrg, Previously: @ycombinator

Preston Van Loon

Preston Van Loon
@prylabs #BUIDL @Ethereum 2.0. Formerly: @Google. scale or die

Prabhaav Bhardwaj

Prabhaav Bhardwaj
Cofounder/CEO @Stealthy, a decentralized & encrypted P2P chat app focused on privacy.

Justin Hunter

Justin Hunter
Writer. Founder of @graphitedocs.

Sina Habibian

Sina Habibian
Ethereum Foundation + other early experiments using Ethereum

Robert Bent

Robert Bent
@ethereum Advisor, @truebitprotocol first hire @ethprize @ETHSecurity

Jaynti Kanani

Jaynti Kanani
Bringing massive scale to Ethereum as Co-founder & CEO @maticnetwork

Doris Schioberg

Doris Schioberg
VP of Engineering @Cruzeo_io, Founder @Mooqita, Lecturer @UCB

Kartik Mandaville

Kartik Mandaville
Founder @ SpringRole, Ex CTO @ Science, Advising Science, Burst

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Bridge a Coding Bootcamp?

No. Our program is built for experienced developers, looking to gain new skills and uplevel their careers.

How long does the core program last?

The build challenge lasts for 4 weeks. The part-time core program lasts for twelve weeks. The full-time program lasts for sixteen weeks.

Is playing in the build challenge required to join Bridge?

Participating in the build challenge is not required, but it greatly increases your chances of being accepted and earning a scholarship.

Do I need a project idea in order to join?

You don't need your own project in order to join, you can select from our list. Your project should reflect the skills you would like to pick up and enhance when joining Bridge and related to the career track you would like to join.

Can I participate from anywhere?

As long as you have a reliable internet connection you can join the build challenge.

Can I participate while employed?

Sure! Your application will be judged based on your progress you make, not how many hours you put in.

Ready to join?

Apply now