• September 10 - October 21, 2018
  • Partial Scholarship
  • Singapore

Code-a-thon 2018 is an online learning-intensive hackathon experience where beginners and experienced coders, designers, and business people alike come together to develop app prototypes.

The goal of Code-a-thon 2018 is to encourage innovation in education and careers. Code for Asia Society Ltd. ask the brightest minds in the world to think about today’s learning and earning challenges, and show us how technology can solve them. The opportunity areas that they are inviting you to innovate on are:

  1. How might we facilitate the learning to earning transition?
  2. How might we verify a candidate’s reliability?
  3. How might we assess skills accurately?
  4. How might we collaborate effectively in virtual teams?
  5. How might we make possible more flexible working opportunities?




As a participant, you will have the opportunity to gain these benefits:

  • Learning support & guidance from industry mentors
  • Engage an online tech community across borders to help each other
  • Level up your tech skills in web development, A.I., Blockchain and more
  • Earn an e-certificate upon accomplishment
  • Peer-to-peer reviews of your product and an experience log in your portfolio
  • Chance to win an exclusive paid-for apprenticeship in CodeNomads
  • Chance to win ca$h funding for your world-changing idea
  • Chance to solve real world problems
  • Travel scholarship prize is only open to ASEAN youths aged 18-35


You should have:

  • A good, working internet connection
  • A keen interest in learning to create with technology
  • An ability to work in cross-cultural, geographically distributed teams
  • A good command of English to facilitate communication
  • Lots of curiosity and grit
Eligible Regions: Open for All

Application Process

  • Indicate interest from the Apply Now Link
    • Subsequently, you will receive follow-on learning opportunities that you can access online
  • Submit your project by October 21 11.59PM (GMT +8) to complete the programme; we will send candidates the submission link in early October
    • Your submission should consist of the following to be marked as completed:
      • Problem being solved
      • Target market size and impact
      • Value of solution
      • Project milestones and team roles
      • 5 minutes video pitch
      • What you hope to do next
  • Note: travel scholarship prize is only open to ASEAN youths aged 18-35

Application Deadline: October 21, 2018

Application ClosedOfficial link

For Further Queries

If you have any questions or if you would like to collaborate/partner with us, please drop an email to ninja[at]codefor.asia
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