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Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship

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Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship is an initiative of Amazon to enable access to Computer Science learning and career opportunities for young girls in India. These girls are usually ‘First Generation Learners’, from underserved and economically constrained backgrounds. Under this scholarship, girl students pursuing first year of BE/B.Tech courses in Computer Science Engineering and Infomation Technology or related branches will be entitled to receive a scholarship amount of INR 40,000 per year until graduation. 

In addition to the financial assistance, the Amazon Future Engineer Scholars will also receive mentorship for tech careers, skill-building as well as networking opportunities, and a chance to appear for Amazon internship.

Amazon inspires young people to pursue careers in the field of Computer Science, Engineering and Technology. It also strives towards making the youth better creators, builders and thinkers. Through this scholarship program, it aims to offer holistic learning opportunity to girl students in India who wish to become tech experts.

This program is being implemented in partnership with Foundation for Excellence (FFE), a non-profit organization which focuses on providing scholarships for higher education of academically-gifted students who are facing financial constraints. 

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  • Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship
    Deadline31-Dec-2022
    Eligibility
    • Indian girl students pursuing BE/BTech in Computer Science or allied branches
    • Currently studying in the first year of under graduation
    • Annual family income is less than INR 3,00,000
    • Admission is taken through state or national-level entrance exam
       

    NOTE: Girl students who are the first graduates of the family will get preference.

    Benefits:

    INR 1,60,000 (INR 40,000 per year until graduation) 

    Documents

    The applicants are required to upload the following documents after the Prelim application is selected -

    • Class 10 and Class 12 marksheet
    • Bonafide certificate from college
    • Rank certificate
    • Counselling letter for seat allotment
    • Family income certificate or salary slip (for 3 months) or IT return form
    • Tuition/Hostel/Mess paid receipts
    • Statement of estimated expenses from college
    • Bank passbook copy for bank account details confirmation
    • E-Aadhaar or scanned copy of your original aadhaar
    How can you apply?
    • Click the ‘Apply Now’ button below.
    • Login to Buddy4Study with your registered ID and land onto the ‘Application Form Page’.
      • If not registered - Register at Buddy4Study with your Email/Mobile/Gmail account.
    • You will now be redirected to the ‘Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship’ page.
    • Click on the ‘Apply Now’ button.
    • Fill the required details in the preliminary application form.
    • Upload relevant documents.
    • Submit the application.
Contact

In case of any queries, please reach out to:

afe-inquiry@ffe.org

Frequently Asked Questions
  • What courses must the students be pursuing in order to apply for this scholarship?

    First-year girl students pursuing BE/B.Tech courses in Computer Science Engineering and Information Technology or related branches are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

  • How many award recipients will be there?

    Initially, the scholarship will be awarded to 500 eligible scholars post verification and selection on a first come first serve basis.

  • How will the Amazon Future Engineer Scholars be selected?

    The selection of scholars will be made by Foundation for Excellence based on their academic performance and family income. The selection process involves the following steps - 

    • Submission of online application form
    • Online verification of applicant’s academic credentials and family background
    • Final selection based on the selection criteria
  • When will the scholars receive the scholarship amount?

    The payment of the scholarship fund will be made by Foundation for Excellence in one installment before 31st March 2023.

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