Underrepresented Genders Scholarship FAQ

This article is specific to scholarships given on May 20th, 2019 and extended on July 16, 2019. If you still have unanswered questions after reading through this article, please email hello@dataquest.io and we'll help to answer all your questions!

have a Dataquest account already. What do I have to do to receive the scholarship?

You’ll automatically receive access to all of the courses and projects in the Data Analyst for Python and R paths by Monday, May 20. All you have to do is  log in on May 20 and start learning!

With the scholarship extension, you’ll receive access to our entire course catalog by Friday, July 19. 

don’t have a Dataquest account setup. What do I have to do to receive the scholarship?

An account will be created for you with the name and email you provided in the scholarship application by Monday, May 20.

Important: Once your account is created, you’ll receive an email with the title “Dataquest password reset”. You must follow the steps below to access your account:

  1. Click on the “Reset Password” link in this email.
  2. Enter a password and click “Change Password”.
  3. Log in using the email address you’re receiving this email at and the password you created.

Once you log in, you’ll automatically have access to all of the courses and projects in the Data Analyst for Python and R paths.

What does my scholarship include?

  • Two months of access at Dataquest's Basic subscription tier, which includes all of the courses and guided projects in our Data Analyst in Python and R paths. 
  • Access to Dataquest's student community, so you can get questions and technical problems resolved quickly.

What date will my scholarship begin?

You'll receive access to our Data Analyst in Python and R paths starting on Monday, May 20.

What date will my scholarship end?

The scholarship will end on Saturday, September 14th, 2019.

Who can I contact if I need help with the courses?

Dataquest has a student community that provides peer-to-peer support, so you can get answers to all your technical questions. While we don't guarantee answers from the Dataquest team in the community, our staff, community moderators, and other students are there regularly and try to help where we can.  You’ll receive an invitation to our student community by Monday, May 20.

If you have not received an invite to our student community, please send us an email at hello@dataquest.io and we'll make sure you have access!

Who can I contact if I have questions about my account?

You can click the question mark icon at the top of the Dataquest interface, then click on "Get in touch" to send us a message at any time.  Alternatively, you can send an email to hello@dataquest.io with your questions.

I want to update the name used for my account. How can I make that change?

After you log in, click on your name in the top right hand corner of the dashboard. Then, click “Profile” and “Edit” to change your name.

How can I get access to all of the courses in the Data Scientist and Data Engineering paths?

This scholarship only includes free access to the Data Analyst in Python and R paths. To access the remaining courses, you’ll need to purchase a premium subscription. If you’d like to make this purchase, please contact hello@dataquest.io.

Is there a place where I can find resources or get advice on belonging to an underrepresented gender in tech?

Check out the student community’s category for underrepresented genders for resources, advice, and support.

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