About Apple World Wide Developer Conference (WWDC) Scholarship
WWDC Scholarships program makes it possible for students and new
developers to apply for a chance to attend the conference with
most expenses covered. This year WWDC is moving from San Francisco to San Jose, and the WWDC Scholarships program has a new application process as well.
Apple detailed the new rules and this year’s deadlines on its developer website today. Submissions will run Monday, March 27 at 10 am PDT to Sunday, April 2 at 5 pm PDT. Winners will be notified on Friday, April 21 ahead of the conference kickoff on Monday, June 5.
WWDC Scholarship eligibility
- 13 years of age or older;
- Registered for free with Apple as an Apple developer or a member of a paid Apple Developer Program; and
- Enrolled part-time or full-time in a course of study, or be a member or alumni of a STEM organization.
has changed this year is the application process . Apple has modified
the application process over the years, but this year is very different
with a focus on Swift Playgrounds.
How to Apply:
1. Tell us about yourself.
Sign in with the Apple ID associated with your developer account. If
you’re 13-17 years old and share your Apple ID with your parent or legal
guardian, you will be asked to enter your name. You will also be asked
for a phone number where we can reach you.
2. Provide school / membership information.
If you’re a student, you will need to provide a PDF, PNG, or JPG of
your current class schedule or other current proof of enrollment and
your dean or principal’s contact information. If you’re a member or
alumni of a STEM organization, you will need to provide a PDF, PNG, or
JPG of your membership information and your local leader’s contact
3. Upload your Swift playground. Create a
visually interactive scene in a Swift playground that can be experienced
within three minutes. Be creative. You can use Swift Playgrounds on iPad or Xcode
on macOS. If you need inspiration, start with templates in Swift
Playgrounds for a head start on more advanced creations. Get inventive
and make them your own by adding graphics, audio, and more.
4. Describe your Swift playground. Tell us about the features and technologies that you used in your Swift playground, in 500 words or less.
5. Provide optional information.
Let us know how you’ve considered sharing your coding knowledge and
enthusiasm for computer science with others, in 500 words or less.
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