Bezos Scholars Program

Source
Bezos Scholars Program
Deadline
01/31/2020
Award
not specified
Website State(s)
AL, AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY, DC
Cluster(s)
Extended Learning
Purpose
Bezos Scholars Program is a year-long leadership development program that amplifies youth voice and action.
Eligibility
Be a public high school in the United States (charter, magnet schools, and tribal schools through the Bureau of Indian Education are also eligible). Have a 30% or greater free and reduced lunch rate. Be a junior during the current academic year and a senior the following academic year.  Be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or have received DACA status. Not attend one of the ineligible schools listed above. Have a proven track record of demonstrated leadership in their school and/or community. Have taken and received scores for at least one of these tests: PSAT, SAT, ACT, or ACT Aspire. Be enrolled in, or have taken, one or more Advanced Placement (AP) classes, International Baccalaureate (IB) classes, or college-level courses. Be available to fully participate in the year-long program and attend all dates for the Aspen Ideas Festival trip in Aspen, Colorado: June 27 - July 3, 2020. We apologize in advance, but no exceptions for late arrival or early departure (barring an emergency) can be made.