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How to Apply to Solana x Xccelerate’s Scholarship Program for Blockchain Developers and Product Designers

July 4, 2023
Last updated on
March 13, 2024

Xccelerate has partnered with the Solana Foundation to offer a 10-week blockchain training program with 100% scholarships for 105 people. The program is divided into two tracks: product design and product development.

Participants will receive a Solana Scholars Certificate upon completion and assistance from Xccelerate and Solana community members to fund top projects or connect with projects in need of developers and product designers.


The program is open to enthusiasts in the Greater Bay Area with basic-mid-level coding experience and/or UX design experience. Experience in RUST is a big plus. Individuals or small teams looking to start projects within the Solana ecosystem are also encouraged to apply.

How to apply?

  1. Take the Aptitude/Attitude Test: Take the test to determine if you qualify to skip the mini course for scholarship applications.
  2. Finish the mini-course: The course is self-paced and covers the basics of Solana and blockchain development. The course will close after 200 sign ups. Register through these pages:
  1. Complete Aptitude/Attitude Test: Submit your application for financial assistance, it will take you a maximum of 1 hour to complete. Find them here on our course pages:
  1. Wait for the results to get the scholarship:: Our team will get in touch with you for the next steps!

Limited spots available

Only the first 105 qualified applicants will be considered for this prestigious scholarship program. Apply now to be part of the selected few!

We are now accepting applications for Cohort 2, starting on the 28th November 2023!

Benefits of the program

  • 100% scholarship to cover the cost of the program
  • Live and recorded lessons for flexible learning
  • Project-based learning, provides students with hands-on experience
  • Professional certificates upon successful course completion
  • A vibrant and active learning community of students, alumni, and mentors
  • Constant access to career support experts and resources
  • Chance to work in the Solana ecosystem!

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