FIRST Scholarship Provider: Horizons

Learn a bit about FIRST Scholarship Provider Horizons and their summer scholarships.

Mar 29, 2018 Written by FIRST Scholarship Provider Horizons

The Horizons Summer Internship Experience provides immersive software engineering courses geared towards high-achieving high school students, then we pair them with growing startups and companies to begin applying their skills. The program is for 7 weeks over summer 2018 and students need not have programming experience to apply!

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Horizons students have gone on to receive offers from firms such as Google, Slack, Yelp, Amazon, BCG, Visa, J.P. Morgan, and more 

Past Horizonites have come from a variety of schools and backgrounds. Applicants have attended Harvard, Princeton, Yale, UPenn/Wharton, Columbia, Northwestern, Brown, Michigan and more. Our speakers and mentors are executives and founder role models and leaders of apps and services like ClassPass (Payal Kadakia), AfterSchool (Cory Levy), Vine (Jake Paul), Google (Punit Soni) and F acebook (Matt Cohler).

Horizons is offering two full-tuition scholarships to FIRST participants and alumni who apply and are admitted to the program! The scholarships are awarded on merit. Beginner to advanced coders are encouraged to apply and strong history of academic performance outside is considered in the applications. We also require the completion of a 20 minute logic assessment.

Do you want to be 1 of a just a few dozen students chosen to join hundreds of other top students from around the world this summer?

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P.S. Interested in a longer-term, 2-year computer science education? Horizons One is a two-year software engineering program in San Francisco, focused on providing a practical education that provides students with a free world-class education, no-debt, and a guaranteed job. Horizons alums work at Facebook, Google, Amazon, Apple, Slack, Uber, Optimizely and more. This an excellent opportunity if you are interested in software engineering careers - learn more about the opportunity and start your application today.

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