Amazon Future Engineer Bursary
Amazon Future Engineer students can boost their future for themselves and their community with the support of university funding and industry mentors
The Amazon Future Engineer bursary is a national bursary programme aimed at supporting women A-level and BTEC/OCR(or Scottish equivalent) students from low-income households who wish to study computer science or related engineering courses at UK universities.
These bursaries aim to help address underrepresentation and accelerate the rate of progress. They will provide successful women applicants with a financial support package worth up to £20,000 to cover expenses related to attending university, including tuition fees or accommodation and living costs.
Applications are open until 11.59 PM May 7th 2024.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the application deadline?
What are the criteria for applying to the Amazon Future Engineer Bursary?
✅ Be female
✅ Currently be studying either:
- For at least 1 A-Level or Scottish Highers in Science, Technology, Engineering, or maths; and/or
- A full-time technical course such as computer science or other related computing or engineering courses (e.g., a BTEC or an OCR or the Scottish equivalent) at a further education college
✅ Have received an offer (conditional or unconditional) to study an eligible computer science or related engineering course at a University in the United Kingdom (including eligible courses with an integrated foundation year)
✅ Be a resident in the United Kingdom and eligible to pay ‘home’ fee rates for university
✅ Be enrolling at a UK university and commencing study at such university at the start of the next academic year
✅ Have been eligible for free school meals from the date they commenced their post-16 studies and/or have at least 1 parent or guardian in receipt of state benefits (not child benefit where this is the only benefit being received)
✅ Eligible courses include: Computer Science, Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Information Technology, Software Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, Computer Games and Animation, Business Computing, Applied Computing, Computer Forensics, Creative Computing, Computer Aided Engineering, Computation Mathematics, Computational Physics
or a combination of course areas, such as Electronic Engineering and Computer Science for example.