Meritize Fund Your Future Grant

Enter for a chance to win a $500 grant for your education at General Assembly – it only takes a few minutes.

Meritize Fund Your Future Grant Rules and Eligibility:
Current Grant Period will run from Friday, August 5th through Friday, September 2nd, 2022. One recipient will be chosen in a random drawing on Monday, September 5th, 2022. Recipient will only receive one grant per lifetime per person. Must be a Meritize borrower to be eligible, and the recipient’s loan must have been disbursed by the close date of grant period (Friday, September 2nd). Must be an active student at General Assembly and will be verified by school at the time of drawing. A $500 grant will be applied directly to the recipient’s principal loan balance. Must be 18 years or older. Must not have graduated before grant period ends. If borrower received an 100% refund on their Meritize loan, they would not be eligible for the grant.

General Assembly, A Leader in Education

Since 2011, General Assembly has transformed tens of thousands of careers through pioneering, experiential education in today’s most in-demand skills. When you learn web development, data, design, business, and more with GA, you get:

  • Award-winning curriculum and expert instructors, on campus and online.
  • A global, professional community of 40,000-plus full- and part-time alumni.
  • Career results from leading-edge courses, with mentorship each step of the way.

What Makes General Assembly Exceptional?

We Offer Training in Tech, Data, Design, Business, and More

Today’s complex, global economy requires a skilled workforce that can leverage technology to fuel success. General Assembly’s robust suite of courses includes all the fundamental pillars of innovation to give individuals and teams several options for growth and development. We offer programs in web developmentdata science and analysisuser experience designdigital marketingproduct management, and more. Students can choose from a range of formats and modalities to help them best achieve their goals, including full-time, part-time, and short-form options — on campus, and online.

We Have a Vast Global Network

30+ campuses. 19,000+ hiring partners. 40,000+ full- and part-time course grads, plus the hundreds of thousands of attendees in our events and workshops. General Assembly’s global presence, 70,000+ alumni network, and hiring partners are three of our biggest assets with 25,000+ employees trained in our corporate programs. In addition to courses designed exclusively for employer needs, we foster a pipeline of industry professionals who serve as instructors, mentors, and coaches. This thriving professional network helps our recent graduates find jobs and make connections, setting them up for success on the job and in life.

We Adapt to the Market

Dynamic fields like data science and web development evolve in real time, and we continuously pilot, launch, and sunset programs to respond to market demand and the evolution of tools and techniques. Our world class team of instructional designers, subject matter experts, and education product managers continuously refresh our content to ensure relevancy. By leveraging data, feedback, and insights from our proprietary assessments, we produce coursework that results in maximum impact on the job.

We Focus on Employer Needs and Relationships

Deep employer relationships have always been an essential part of General Assembly’s DNA. Roughly half of our part-time students are funded by employers who want their employees trained by our experts, and GA curricula are guided by industry needs. We’ve helped dozens of Fortune 100 companies — and hundreds of other businesses worldwide — to assess and train their talent, on-site, online, or at our campuses. We also provide hiring solutions for companies seeking a diverse pipeline of candidates who are job-ready, armed with in-demand skills.

We Invest in Access and Opportunity

As part of our commitment to accessible and affordable education, we’re focused on developing programs and financing options to ensure that students have the means and support systems they need to learn at GA. In addition to innovative programs like Adobe Digital AcademyOpportunity FundCodeBridge, and TechIMPACT — which provide scholarships and free training programs to underserved and overlooked talent — we work with employers and financing providers to help get education costs covered. Our innovative hybrid and online immersive programs reach individuals who live outside major metro areas and give them access to the same quality education our campuses are known for. 

Meritize looks beyond your credit score. We believe your past achievements are an important indicator of your potential. We consider academic history or military service in addition to your credit.

A few reasons why Meritize is a great option for General Assembly students include:

  • 0% for 18 months product available to qualifying students*
  • Pre-approval in minutes for qualified applicants
  • Choose from various repayment terms, including deferring full principal and interest for 3 months after you complete your training
  • Qualifying students are able to finance the full cost of tuition and cost of living if they are in an immersive program
  • No prepayment penalty
  • Fixed and variable rates available**
  • Free access to Career Services 
  • Customer support is available 6 days a week
  • 0.25% interest rate deduction if you sign up autopay***

Checking loan options with Meritize has never been easier. By filling out a short application, you can check your loan options without impacting your credit score.

If loan options are available to you, Meritize may request additional documentation as well as your merit information to finalize your application. This could be in the form of:

  • Academic Experience (Official or unofficial transcript or HSE certification)
  • Military Experience (DD214)
 

Want to learn more? Check out our FAQ page or give us a call at 833-MERIT-4-U. Ready to see if you qualify? 
Check your options here.

General Assembly does not endorse a particular lender, nor is it affiliated with Meritize Financial, Inc. (“Meritize”) or the Meritize platform.

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Terms and Conditions apply. Meritize branded loan products are educational loans issued by Meritize Lending, LLC**. Meritize reserves the right to modify or discontinue products and benefits at any time without notice. To qualify, a borrower must be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident or hold an Employment Authorization Document and meet Meritize’s underwriting requirements. If approved for a loan the actual loan amount, term, payment, and APR amount of loan that a customer qualifies for may vary based on credit determination, state law and other factors. Meritize does not warrant or guarantee any claims made herein, including, but not limited to, gaining admission to a program, concerning the quality or financial strength of any educational institution, securing funding or obtaining employment. Our final loan offer may differ as a result of the school chosen and the associated cost of tuition. Not all schools are eligible for funding. Meritize does not offer educational loans in the following states: IN, ME, ND, NV, SD, VT, WI, WV, WY, PR. All rights reserved.

**For residents of SC, loan is made by Meritize Financial, Inc.
*Variable rates are subject to change