Applicants must meet all of the following criteria:
The program deadline to submit your application is 3:00 p.m. Central Time on February 18, 2021.
Applicants must upload the following documents:
As part of your application, one online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf.
Your application is not considered complete unless all required documents are submitted electronically.
An online recommendation is required to be submitted on your behalf. It is preferred that the recommendation is completed by your computer science teacher, but is not required. Recommendation deadline 3:00 pm Central Time on February 23, 2021.
If selected as a recipient, students attending a 4-year college will receive $10,000 each year they are eligible for renewal. Students attending a 2-year college will receive $5,000 each year they are eligible and after transferring to a 4-year school will receive $15,000 each year they are eligible. Up to an estimated 100 awards will be granted. Awards are renewable for up to three years or until a bachelor’s degree is earned, whichever occurs first, renewal is contingent upon the applicant continuing full-time enrollment at an accredited college or university, maintaining a good standing with their university, and continuation of the program by Amazon Corporate LLC.
Applicants will be notified by April 30, 2021. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients.