Lighthouse Labs Prize

Sherlaine Lau, 2018 recipient, presenting at Lighthouse Labs Demo Day.

Lighthouse Labs is a Vancouver-based coding school, where students learn full-stack web development through immersive bootcamp-style courses. Fast paced and rigorous, classes are focus on minimizing lectures and maximizing the time spent on building things in supervised labs so that students learn more in a shorter amount of time.  

Lighthouse Labs' Web Development bootcamp takes students through the fundamentals of source control using Git, HTML, CSS and stylesheet preprocessors, Ruby on Rails framework, Javascript and the jQuery framework as well as Node.js. As part of the course, students also have the opportunity contribute to open source projects and build their own apps under the supervision of a team of industry experts. The course is ideal for anyone looking to enter the startup community or build their own web applications.

Established in 2014 with a generous gift from Lighthouse Labs, this annual prize provides a space in their specialized Web Development Bootcamp to one current FCAT student each year. Valued at $13,000, the prize recognizes promising, creative students from any area of FCAT who have a demonstrated interest in web development.

Read about Sherlaine Lau’s experience in the Fall 2018 bootcamp here.

Applications are now closed for 2021 Web Development Bootcamp.

Applicants must:

  • Attend a mandatory information session online via Zoom on March 11th, 2021 at 6:00pm to 7:00pm. RSVP via Eventbrite.
  • Apply below by March 14th, 2021. As part of your application, you are required to attach your unofficial transcript and a letter of reference from a faculty member or employer who can attest to your abilities, initiative and contributions to their organization.
  • Be registered as a current FCAT student and in good academic standing.

The prize winner will receive free tuition for the Summer 2021 Lighthouse Labs Bootcamp. Before beginning the bootcamp, they will be required to complete 70 hours of prep work.

2021 Application Form

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The total size of uploaded attachments can be no larger than 15MB
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The total size of uploaded attachments can be no larger than 15MB
I understand that, to be considered for this prize, attendance is mandatory at the online information session on March 11, 2021 at 6:00pm.
I give permission to the FCAT Dean's Office staff to verify the information provided above by reviewing my SFU Academic Record for the purpose of this prize.