Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship

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Number of Awards & Eligibility: Up to 100 awards will be given.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident.
  2. Must be a high school senior currently enrolled in or who have completed an advanced placement computer science course or who have taken an advanced placement computer science test.
  3. Must be planning to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited four-year college or university for the entire upcoming academic year.
  4. Must plan to major in computer science, software engineering, computer engineering or other computer related field of study.
  5. Must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent).

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: At Amazon, supporting underserved students in their computer science education is not only important to us–it’s imperative to building a diverse tech industry and future. Our Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship program provides students with an opportunity to upgrade their careers with a $40,000 scholarship, plus a paid summer internship programming at Amazon. Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic performance, experience with computer science, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, work experience, short answer responses, unusual personal or family circumstances, financial need, racial/ethnic/gender diversity, and an educator appraisal, preferred to be completed by a computer science teacher.

Application requirements for the Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship are:

  • No application requirements for this scholarship
Additional Information: Winners of the Amazon Future Engineer scholarship also receive a guaranteed, paid 12-week summer internship at Amazon after completing their freshman year of college. While working at Amazon, AFE interns work embedded on a software engineering team and pair up with a co-intern, manager, and mentors to build projects that have real impact on Amazon customers. Interns get to work on some of Amazon's groundbreaking technologies and core platforms, like Alexa voice technology, Amazon Web Services, and the Amazon retail platform. At the end of the summer, most interns ship production-level code to Amazon!

Award Amount: Award recipients receive a $10,000 annual award - a total of $40,000! Awards are renewable for up to three years or until a bachelors degree is earned, whichever occurs first. Renewal is contingent upon the applicant continuing full-time enrollment at an accredited four-year college or university, and maintaining a good standing with their university.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $1,000,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, January 20, 2023

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, January 20, 2023

All applications and supporting materials must be submitted by the listed deadline. No late submissions will be accepted.
Contact Information: Scholarship Committee, -
Address: Amazon Services LLC, 1200 12th Avenue South Suite 1200 Seattle, Washington 98144

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