Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship Program has been announced for the year 2022 for which applications have been invited from students
Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship Program is currently underway for students who wish to secure a scholarship worth 40,000 dollars and work as an intern at Amazon. This opportunity has been announced to support students with a notable need for financial assistance. “Amazon Future Engineer is a comprehensive childhood-to-career program aimed at increasing access to computer science education for children and young adults from underserved and underrepresented communities,” says the company.
A total of 100 students will be selected for the Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship Program. Apart from the $40,000 scholarship, a paid summer internship opportunity will be offered to students as a programmer at Amazon. This scholarship’s award can be used for tuition, fees, books, and supplies only. Those who wish to apply will have to submit applications before 25 January 2022.
Who can Apply for Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship Program
The scholarship is aimed at students who meet the following eligibility criteria:
- The scholarship program is open to students planning to earn a bachelor’s degree in a computer science related field of study from an accredited 4-year college or from a 2-year college intending to transfer to a 4-year college.
- Students must have taken computer science classes in high school or at a college dual program, or currently be enrolled in one.
- Applicants must have at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA out of a 4.0 scale, or equivalent.
- United States citizens, United States permanent residents holding Permanent Resident Card, or those with Employment Authorization to work in the United States for at least 2 years can apply.
Selected students could be awarded scholarships ranging from $5,000 up to $10,000 each, with a lifetime disbursement limit up to $40,000. Recipients are exclusively chosen by Scholarship America. To keep a fair process, an officer or employee of Amazon will never be in the selection process, says the website. Those who wish to apply for the program are advised to go through the official website for further information.