Bezos Scholars Program


  • Type: Foundations
  • Source: Bezos Family Foundation
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  • Award Min: $0.00
  • Award Max: $0.00
  • Quantity: Unknown


  • Deadline: Feb 18, 2014

Applicants must be attending a school that meets the following criteria:

Public High School (including Charter and Magnet schools)
At least 25 percent of students are eligible for free/reduced lunch program (this is a firm cutoff)
Offers Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate or college credit courses

Student Scholar applicants must meet the following criteria:

Enrolled in a public high school that meets the above criteria
Public high school junior during the 2013-14 academic year
Legal U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
Demonstrates leadership in school and community
Scored exceptionally well on PSAT/SAT/or ACT
Taking Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate classes or college/community courses
GPA of 3.5, or higher
Availability to participate on all dates

The Bezos Scholars Program At The Aspen Institute Is A Year-long Leadership Development Program For Public High School Juniors And Educators To Put Their Education Into Action. It Begins With A Scholarship To The Aspen Ideas Festival And Continues Through The Following School Year When Bezos Scholar Teams Return Home To Launch Sustainable, Local Ideas Festivals That Transform Their Schools And Communities.

For Ten Years Scholar Teams Have Mobilized Communities Around A Range Of Critical Issues To Alleviate Rural Poverty, Increase Digital Literacy, Create Healthier Food Environments, Inspire Conservation Leadership, And More.

Additional Info:
Media Contact David Phelps Telephone: 206-275-2048 x113