Amazon Web Services (AWS) InCommunities is offering a new community-based scholarship program offering $100,000 in renewable scholarships for eligible high school seniors who plan to pursue a STEM-related education at a higher education institution.
Applicants to the AWS InCommunities Scholarship Program must:
*designated high schools located in:
Gilroy Unified School District
Hayward, CA (city)
City of Santa Clara
Santa Clara USD
Fairbanks Local School District
New Albany (city)
Members of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation (CTUIR)/Nixyaawii School
Prince William County
Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:
Financial need, as calculated by Scholarship America, must be demonstrated for the student to receive an award.
Preference will be given to minority populations underrepresented in STEM, including: African Americans, Hispanics, Latino/Latina, American Indians and Alaska natives.
Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of Amazon Web Services play a part in the selection. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.
Applicants will be notified in May. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients. Students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.
Payment of Scholarships
Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of Amazon Web Services. Payment is made in one installment in early August.
As part of your application, you must upload the following documents:
One online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf no later than April 1, 2021 3:00 pm.
Your application is not complete unless all required documents are submitted electronically.