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Data Analytics Bootcamp with Microsoft's Accelerate Scholarship Program

Gain the technical and business thinking skills to get hired with mentor-led learning.

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What is the Accelerate Program?

In cities across the country, Microsoft is launching Accelerate to offer digital skills training and professional development resources to help individuals progress in their careers.

What the program will achieve:

Together with government, community, skilling, and corporate partners, Microsoft’s Accelerate initiative helps to close the digital skills gap and build a more inclusive workforce.

The initiative provides access to in-demand digital skills that unlock new career opportunities, remove barriers for underserved communities, and upskill and cross-skill existing digitally fluent populations.

How do I qualify?
Through Accelerate, Springboard is offering its Data Analytics program for qualified individuals at a fully subsidized rate. While space is limited, we hope you are encouraged to take the next step in your learning journey.
Based on the criteria below, you may qualify for a 100% subsidy:
For Atlanta Applicants: do you live in Clayton, Coweta, DeKalb, Fulton, Heard, or Meriwether counties?
For New York City Applicants: do you live in Bronx, Kings, Queens, New York, or Richmond counties?
For Houston Applicants: do you live in Liberty, Chambers, Brazoria, Galveston, Waller, Harris, Fort Bend, Montgomery, or Austin counties?
For Chicago Applicants: do you live in Cook County? If yes, you may be eligible depending on your zip code (more details in the FAQ section)
For Miami Applicants: do you live in Miami-Dade County? If yes, you may be eligible depending on your zip code (more details in the FAQ section)
If you qualify based on one of the residency criteria above, we may take into account financial need: Have you been unemployed for over three months? Have you accessed any of the following public benefit programs in the past two years (SNAP, WIC, EITC, Section 8 Housing Voucher, or SSI)?
Structured to fit into your life, guaranteed to get you a job
Get the training you need for a successful career in data analytics. Learn at your own pace with 1-on-1 mentorship from industry experts, support from student advisors and guidance from your career coach.
1-on-1 mentorship
You'll have regular meetings with your personal mentor and access to on-demand mentors.
Hands-on experience
Learn and apply in-depth technical skills and business acumen in the project-based curriculum.
Career support
Become a Business Analyst or Data Analyst with support from your career coach in under 6 months.
Technical skills are not enough to get you hired

According to hiring managers, most job seekers fail to impress on structured thinking and problem-solving.

We teach what hiring managers look for

Our data analytics curriculum goes beyond just the technical skills, to focus on areas where employers find the biggest gaps -- strategic thinking, problem-solving, and communication.

Watch videos from Microsoft. Learn insights from McKinsey experts. Tackle case studies from Harvard Business School. No other data analytics bootcamp does this.

You’ll graduate with an analytical mindset. That’s an edge not just for your job search, but throughout your career.

Build industry-level projects

In addition to small projects designed to reinforce specific concepts, you’ll complete two capstone projects focused on a realistic data analytics scenario that you can show to future employers.

While working on the projects, you'll:
Choose an industry dataset
Conduct end-to-end analysis
Synthesize insights in slide deck format
Present your findings
Projects sourced from
Work 1:1 with a mentor
Get the data analytics training you need with our mentor-guided learning, which helps you build skills faster and promotes career growth.

1:1 mentorship

Have weekly guided calls with your personal mentor, an industry expert.

Accountability

Your mentor will help you stay on track and as you tackle your goals.

Unlimited mentor calls

Get additional 1:1 help from a mentor from our community, at no extra cost.
"They have top notch mentors that are experts in their field...and the project helped me solve a real world problem"
Khaled Jafar
Director Business Transformation Analytics at Dell
Chris Hui
Senior Data Scientist
Leslie Chen
Business Associate
Ryan George
Data Analyst
Pasquale Prosperati
eCommerce Analytics Manager

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Get the perfect job with 1:1 career coaching

Our career-focused curriculum, 1:1 calls with your career coach, and mock interviews, will help you land your dream job. You can access these and all our career support services for 6 months after completing the program.

Your career coaching calls will help you:
Create a successful job search strategy
Build your data analytics network
Find the right job titles and companies
Craft a data analytics resume and LinkedIn profile
Ace the job interview
Negotiate your salary
"Since Springboard, I've really blended my passion into my work. I got a job on an advanced analytics team."
Lou Zhang
Data Analyst, IHS Markit
Springboard graduates were hired by...

Is this program right for me?

This data analytics bootcamp is designed for people who demonstrate an aptitude towards critical thinking and problem solving, and have two years of work experience.

Prerequisites

Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
2 years of professional work experience working regularly with office, design or programming tools
Fluency in English (written and spoken), as determined by initial interactions with the Admissions team.
Want more prep?

If you don’t meet these requirements, consider our free Intro to Business Analytics course.

Learn more

More questions about the program?

Schedule a call with our Admissions team or email Orlando, our Admissions Manager, who will help you think through the decision.

Apply for the Data Analytics Career Track

Secure your spot now. Spots are limited, and we accept qualified applicants on a first come, first served basis.

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The application is free and takes just 5 minutes to complete.

400+ hour expert-curated curriculum
Weekly video calls with your mentor
Unlimited additional 1:1 mentor support
Active online student community
Support from community managers
1:1 and group coaching calls
Resume and portfolio reviews
1-on-1 mock interviews
Access to our employer network
Free on-demand, self-paced training resources through Microsoft Learn and LinkedIn Learning
Frequently Asked Questions
How will the Accelerate scholarships be awarded?

Springboard’s virtual programs are free or heavily discounted by the Accelerate initiative for qualified residents of the cities we partner with, who register through this site. Based on the criteria below, you may qualify for a 100% subsidy:

  • Atlanta residency: Do you live in Clayton, Coweta, DeKalb, Fulton, Heard, or Meriwether counties?
  • NYC residency: Do you live in ronx, Kings, Queens, New York, or Richmond counties?
  • For Houston Applicants: do you live in Liberty, Chambers, Brazoria, Galveston, Waller, Harris, Fort Bend, Montgomery, or Austin counties?
  • Financial need: Have you been unemployed for over three months? Have you accessed any of the following public benefit programs in the past two years (SNAP, WIC, EITC, Section 8 Housing Voucher, or SSI)?

We will inform you of your scholarship eligibility during the application process. If you are not deemed eligible, you will still be given the opportunity to enroll in our Data Analytics Career Track with the full refund job guarantee. And we do offer a few options for financing the tuition.

Which zip codes are eligible for Miami-Dade County?

33002, 33009, 33010, 33011, 33012, 33013, 33014, 33016, 33018, 33030, 33033, 33034, 33035, 33054, 33055, 33056, 33090, 33101, 33109, 33111, 33112, 33114, 33119, 33122, 33124, 33125, 33126, 33127, 33128, 33129, 33130, 33131, 33132, 33133, 33134, 33135, 33136, 33137, 33138, 33139, 33140, 33141, 33142, 33143, 33144, 33145, 33146, 33147, 33149, 33150, 33151, 33153, 33154, 33156, 33157, 33158, 33159, 33160, 33161, 33162, 33166, 33167, 33168, 33169, 33172, 33174, 33176, 33178, 33179, 33180, 33181, 33189, 33190, 33191, 33192, 33198, 33206, 33222, 33233, 33234, 33238, 33239, 33243, 33257, 33261, 33266, 33269, 33299

Which zip codes are eligible for Cook County?

60601, 60602, 60603, 60604, 60605, 60606, 60607, 60608, 60609, 60610, 60611, 60612, 60613, 60614, 60615, 60616, 60617, 60618, 60619, 60620, 60621, 60622, 60623, 60624, 60625, 60626, 60627, 60628, 60629, 60630, 60631, 60632, 60633, 60634, 60635, 60636, 60637, 60638, 60639, 60640, 60641, 60643, 60644, 60645, 60646, 60647, 60649, 60651, 60652, 60653, 60654, 60655, 60646, 60657, 60659, 60660, 60707, 60739

How many hours of work will it be?

The Data Analytics Career Track is a 400+ hour course. Most students complete the course in 6 months, working 15-20 hours per week.
You should expect to take the full 6 months, but can aim to complete in less time if you are: highly proficient in Python and Statistics; are ready to devote more time per week to complete the curriculum materials; and are driven and disciplined with managing your study schedule.