Apply for a scholarship towards the remote Software Engineering Immersive program, launching full-time online on 23rd August 2022*. Two individuals will receive a full scholarship for this program and once completed, an internship opportunity at Thoughtworks.

Applications close 11:59pm 15 July, 2022**.

Eligibility Criteria
To be eligible for scholarship, you must:

  • Be 18 years of age or older.
  • Self-identify as an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person.
  • Reside in Australia.

*Course dates are subject to change, you will be notified by your admissions producer. Terms and conditions apply.

**Scholarship award decisions will be made by General Assembly and Indigitek after an interview process.


Scholarship Details

Our courses prepare you for high-growth, high-pay tech positions at leading companies. Our full-time classes give you access to expert instructors, personalised career coaching, and our vast global community of alumni, industry leaders, and 19,000+ hiring partners.

Software Engineering:
Start your full-stack software development career. Hone programming skills with JavaScript, Ruby, APIs, and more.

What You Can Learn

Program Alumni Get Access to Premier Hiring Partners From Around the World

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We acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we work and live, and recognise their continuing connection to land, water and community. We also pay our respects to Elders past and present.

Indigitek is a not-for-profit organisation that aims to increase technology employment pathways for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people and create 300 jobs for them within industry by 2030.

About Us

It’s estimated that STEM professions will make up 75% of the Australian workforce by 2025.

However, only 43% of Aboriginal children graduate High School with one STEM subject. 


General Assembly is a pioneer in education and career transformation, specializing in today’s most in-demand skills. The leading source for training, staffing, and career transitions, we foster a flourishing community of professionals pursuing careers they love.

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Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people make up 3% of the Australian population.

However, they make up close to 0% of the tech industry. Affordable learning pathways are necessary in creating access to STEM related careers. 

That's why General Assembly and Indigitek are partnering with Thoughtworks to provide a full scholarship to two recipients to supercharge their career in software engineering.

Course Dates

As a result of COVID-19, all of our programming is currently offered remotely. Course dates are subject to change, you will be notified by your admissions producer.

Aug 23 - Mar 4 (Flex)

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 6:00pm-10:00pm AEDT / Saturday, 10:00am - 6:00pm 


Indigenous New Developer  

Indigitek and General Assembly are teaming up with Thoughtworks to provide a full scholarship to GA’s Software Engineering Immersive course to two recipients to supercharge your career in software engineering. You'll also have the opportunity to take up an internship at Thoughtworks.

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Initiative Scholarship

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Considering a future in Software Engineering? We're excited to offer a $15,500 full scholarship to two individuals pursuing a new career in coding. 

Let us know more about you and our Admissions team will be in contact to discuss the scholarship and your learning opportunities.

Thoughtworks is a global technology consultancy that integrates strategy, design and engineering to drive digital innovation. For 28+ years, our clients have trusted our autonomous teams to build solutions that look past the obvious. Here, computer science grads come together with seasoned technologists, self-taught developers, midlife career changers and more to learn from and challenge each other. Career journeys flourish with the strength of our cultivation culture, which has won numerous awards around the world.

The First Nations Delivery Centre is a fully-remote, distributed development team staffed at least 50% with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander technologists, that aims to create an inclusive environment to begin and grow new tech careers. The team delivers custom digital solutions for Thoughtworks clients, while working 100% remote, from anywhere across the country, and with the autonomy to develop their own team and office culture.

Our Sponsoring Partner

Watch the recent information session to learn more about the Software Engineering Immersive at General Assembly, what an internship looks like at Thoughtworks, and the support you'll receive throughout your course.

Click here to view the recording of the information session, using the passcode ^jbRF9st


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