University of Illinois Research Park and American Family Insurance launch Illinois Reboot

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The 9-week program teaches participants about coding languages and programs, specifically UNIX, GitHub, SQL and Python. It also connects them with career counseling, and will network them with Central Illinois employers looking for qualified applicants for tech roles. 

The program specifically seeks to encourage a more diverse and inclusive tech community in Central Illinois, and benefit those who have been adversely affected by the economic factors of COVID-19. A pilot version of Illinois Reboot took place over the summer with 40 participants. Learn More

Up to five $1000 scholarships will be awarded to ILLINOIS REBOOT participants who complete all certification requirements through a competitive application process.  Scholarship resources may be used to fund tuition at more formal coding and data science educational programs (some are listed below).

These scholarships are made possible by American Family Insurance.