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Young boy wins $40,000 Amazon scholarship to study at US university, set to become a Computer Engineer

A young boy named Samuel Will has won the Amazon Company Engineering scholarship worth of 40,000 dollars to study Computer Engineering at any university of his choice in the United States.

Samuel Hill was awarded the Amazon Future Engineer scholarship which was worth 40,000 dollars in cash to study at any university of his choice.  Amazon, the world’s leading online awarded 100 inspiring computer science students looking to take their education and future careers to the next level with scholarships.

The scholarship is worth 40,000 dollars for them to study computer science at a university of their choice along with paid internships at the company upon the completion of their freshman year of college.

Samuel who is a graduate of Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science in Columbus, United States was part of the recipient of the scholarship. He said he has goals to pursue a computer science degree at the University of Southern Mississippi with the award.

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Samuel said he will be using his opportunity to train others from his community as he has developed a passion for helping others tap into the rapidly growing market for computer science professionals.

“Our underserved youth are not trained for the industry of the future. I want to help the students in my community realize the different paths available to them,” Samuel said.

”Computer science exposure is invaluable and the way to prepare Mississippi for the future. I want to create technology-based ‘Dream Centers’ that would house the foundations for student exploration into computer science,” he added.


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In another story, an exceptional 10-year-old boy named David Balogun has won a full-ride scholarship covering both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees. He also set a record as the youngest student at Southern New Hampshire University, United States.

David Balogun was admitted into Southern New Hampshire University, United States after he passed high school with an excellent grade point average of 4.00. Read more about David HERE.

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