(CBS DETROIT) — Three high school students in Metro Detroit received the 2022 Amazon Future Engineer scholarship.
The $40,000 scholarships were awarded to 250 college-bound seniors from underrepresented and underserved communities to help them study computer science at a university of their choosing.READ MORE: Ferndale Schools District Reinstating Face Masks Starting This Week
The recipients are Hyun Kim from Troy, Angela Matta from Dearborn and Sambhav Gupta from Northville. Video captured the moment Matta and Kim found out about the scholarship.READ MORE: Ford, GM, Stellantis Reinstate Masks At Facilities In Areas With 'High' COVID Risk
This year, a total of $10 million was awarded to students.
In addition to the scholarship, recipients will receive a paid internship at Amazon after their freshman year of college.MORE NEWS: Bank Of America Report Shows A Competitive Homebuying Season
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