(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: Michigan Announces $1.5 Million Tuition Giveaway, 100 Children To Receive $15,000
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: AAA Offers 'Tow To Go' Program During Memorial Day Weekend
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: Holiday Travel And Gas: What To Expect At The Pump
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