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    Once you register for an online or on-campus program, you'll receive a unique Refer-a-Friend code that can be shared with up to ten friends. You'll earn a $25 credit for each new referral, and your friends will save, too!

    Please note:

    • Students you refer cannot have previously attended an online or on-campus program with iD Tech.
    • Referrals must be made prior to the date your friends' sessions start. 
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AHEADAHEAD

A 6-month enrichment program bringing the magic of STEM to life

A 6-month enrichment program bringing the magic of STEM to life

AHEAD: Program Overview

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AHEAD (Amazon, Hardware, Embedded, Artificial Intelligence, Design) is a fully-funded STEM opportunity for students ages 11-18 to participate in a six-month enrichment program bringing the magic of STEM to life. The AHEAD program is designed to increase diverse representation in STEM. Students participating in this program must reside in the Los Angeles, San Francisco Bay, or Washington, D.C. (DMV) metro areas. Selected applicants will attend this innovative program delivered by iD Tech, the world’s top STEM educator, and will be immersed in hands-on learning through a custom curriculum enhanced by Amazon.

AHEAD program dates: January -June, 2024

Program details

Students will engage in life-changing STEM education.

The virtual experience will include:

  • Low student to instructor ratio, delivered online 
  • Small-group virtual courses 2 times a month for 2 hours each class
  • Opportunity to practice essential skills: receiving/providing feedback, develop project management skills, develop resilience and determination, and setting and achieving goals, among others
  • Each student will build a project that showcases their technological skills that can be highlighted in internship and college applications
  • Courses will reinforce programming and design skills developed for a customized curriculum for Amazon AHEAD students

In-person session will include:

  • One half-day experience, called “Amazonian for a Day”
  • A visit to Amazon offices
  • Guest speakers from Amazon sharing insights on their career pathway
  • Technological lectures delivered by Amazon subject matter experts
  • Hands-on activities focused on reinforcement of virtual STEM courses
  • Coding sessions building 21st-century skills
  • Education on STEM careers and networking opportunities available with professionals

All scholars will meet the following criteria:

  • Age 11-18.
  • Reside in one of the following metro areas:
    • Los Angeles
    • San Francisco Bay
    • Washington, D.C. (DMV)
  • Have a desire to learn STEM. 
  • Some prior STEM exposure recommended.
  • Participate in a six-month program from January-June, 2024. 
  • Attend two monthly sessions online
  • Attend one in-person session at the beginning of the program
  • Previous AHEAD scholarship recipients are not eligible.

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Courses

Amazon AHEAD Scholarship recipients will select one of the following two courses:

Amazon AHEAD: Voice Controlled Apps

Develop your way to the future! Harness the power of AI by teaming up with Amazon and Alexa. As you explore app development and experiment with voice controlled content, this program will take you from total beginner to tech-savvy developer in no time.

Amazon AHEAD: Game Design with GDevelop and Amazon Luna

Dive into the game design industry and learn about Amazon’s world-renowned gaming platform, Luna. Explore game design fundamentals and build levels for your project with GDevelop, a visual coding engine. Then, implement your own rules using built-in behaviors and events. You’ll also design custom sprites and assets from your imagination to make a story from scratch.

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