Amazon Future Engineering Scholarship program will award students $40,000 in scholarships

2 min readDec 9, 2022

ScholarMatch is excited to partner with Amazon once again this holiday season to promote a wonderful opportunity for high school students interested in STEM!

Every year, Amazon offers college scholarships to high school students who intend to study computer science, software engineering, engineering, or another computer science-related field of study in college. The Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship program provides students with an opportunity to upgrade their careers with a $40,000 scholarship and a paid programming internship at Amazon following their freshman year.

This year, Amazon will choose 400 underserved high school seniors from across the country to receive $40,000 for college and a guaranteed internship coding at Amazon in an effort to build a more diverse tech industry. Applications are open until January 20, 2023!

Eligibility requirements:

✅ Be a high school senior in the U.S. who has completed or is currently enrolled in a computer science course — dual enrollment courses also count! If students haven’t taken a formal computer science course but have learned on their own, they can opt-in to take a brief assessment instead.

✅ Be planning to attain a bachelor’s degree in computer science, software engineering, computer engineering, or another computer science-related field of study. Examples include:

  • International Baccalaureate Computer Science Course
  • Advanced Placement (AP) Computer Science
  • A or AP Computer Science Principles
  • Computer science through a college dual enrollment program
  • Engineering
  • Robotics
  • Physical Computing
  • Design Mechanics
  • Computer Manufacturing
  • Aerospace Engineering

✅ Have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.3

✅ Must demonstrate financial need.

✅ Must be employment authorized to work in the U.S. Example: Employment Authorization Document holder, Permanent Resident, or U.S. Citizen.

If you have any students in mind who might be eligible for this opportunity, please help us spread the word! The deadline to apply is January 20, 2023.

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