Apply for the Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship

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Apply for our $30,000 scholarship, plus the opportunity for a paid summer internship programming at Amazon.

Are you graduating high school in 2021 and interested in pursuing computers in university? Apply for our $30,000 CAD scholarship, plus the opportunity for a paid summer internship programming at Amazon.

The Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship is aimed at inspiring and educating students from underrepresented and underserved communities to pursue a future in computer science.

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 like you with an opportunity to upgrade your careers with a $7,500 CAD/yr scholarship available for up to four years. Successful applicants will also have an opportunity for a paid summer internship programming at Amazon, at the end of their first year of post-secondary.

Value and Duration of Scholarship

Entrance scholarships will be available at the bachelor level. These scholarships are valued at $7,500 CAD per academic year, available for up to four years.

Eligibility requirements

  • Canadian citizen or permanent resident
  • Graduating high school (outside of Quebec) or CEGEP (in Quebec) in 2021
  • Entering in full time studies in a first bachelor in the 2021 academic year
  • Pursuing a Computer Science related degree
  • Employees and immediate family members of Amazon.com and its subsidiaries are not eligible to apply

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, unusual personal or family circumstances, financial need, racial/ethnic/gender diversity.

Frequently Asked Questions

Applications for students graduating high school in 2021 opened March 24th, 2021 and close May 11th, 2021

Apply for the Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship through the Universities Canada Scholarship Partners program.

$7,500 CAD/yr per academic year available for up to four years. Successful applicants will also have an opportunity for a paid summer internship programming at Amazon, at the end of their first year of post-secondary.

Winners of the Amazon Future Engineer scholarship in Canada also receive the opportunity to complete a paid summer internship at Amazon, in Canada, after completing their first year of university. While working at Amazon, Amazon Future Engineer interns work on a software engineering team to build projects that have real impact on Amazon customers. You might 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.

– Canadian citizen or permanent resident
– Graduating high school in 2021
– Entering in full time studies in a first bachelor in the 2021 academic year
– Pursuing a Computer Science related degree
– Employees and immediate family members of Amazon.com and its subsidiaries are not eligible to apply

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, unusual personal or family circumstances, financial need, racial/ethnic/gender diversity.

Students entering into the following fields of study as part of a four year university degree are eligible for the scholarship:

– Computer Science, General
– Computer Engineering, General
– Computer Engineering Technology
– Computer Hardware Engineering
– Computer Software Engineering
– Electrical Engineering
– Game and Interactive Media Design
– Information Systems
– Information Technology
– Management Information Systems
– Systems Engineering

Contact awards@univcan.ca for any additional questions.