Welcome to your Pursuit Fellowship Application! 

We are a social impact organization that trains adults to get their first tech jobs, advance in their careers, and become the next generation of leaders in tech. Our mission is to create transformation where it’s needed most. 

We highly encourage women, non-binary and trans-identifying people, communities underrepresented in tech, and those without college degrees to apply. You do not need any coding experience to be admitted into the program.

To be eligible for our fellowship, you must meet the following requirements:

  • 18 years of age or older
  • Annual personal income or salary of no more than $45k
  • Eligible to work in the United States
  • Live in the NY Metro Area (Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania)
  • Committed to working as a software developer immediately after graduating 
  • Able to participate in all scheduled program classes and workshops remotely.
  • Have a strong desire to learn to code

Our selection process is designed to identify candidates who are eligible and passionate about technology and with the most potential to transform their careers:

You can read about our selection process and what we expect from you here

Our team takes a holistic approach to selecting participants for the Pursuit Fellowship. Applicants will be notified of the stage of their application throughout the process. Applicants will be notified about the admissions decisions approximately two weeks prior to the first day of class.

Pursuit is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action organization. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. Pursuit is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state, and local law.


  • Daytime Program: Mon-Wed from 10 AM – 1 PM, and Thu-Fri from 10 AM – 6 PM
  • Nights & Weekends Program: Mon-Wed from 7 PM – 10 PM, and Sat-Sun from 10 AM – 6 PM

Contact our Admissions Team at admissions@pursuit.org if you have any questions regarding the program and/or the admission process. By starting an application and providing your email address, you are consenting to receive periodic emails regarding the Fellowship from which you can unsubscribe at any time. We look forward to receiving your application.

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