Enter your startup into the AWS US University Startup Competition to win an equity-free cash prize to help fund your venture. The top 10 finalists will pitch their startups to a panel of investors and AWS Startup Team members at a final event, and three winners will be chosen for cash prizes and AWS credits. All startups that apply are eligible for $1,000 in AWS credits.
1st place – $20K cash + up to $100K in AWS credits
2nd place – $10K cash + up to $100K in AWS credits
3rd place – $5K cash + up to $100K in AWS credits
Nov. 1, 2021 (11:59 PM PT) – DEADLINE to apply
Nov. 8, 2021 – Semifinalists selected
Week of Dec. 6, 2021 – Finalists participate in Final Event
1. Applicant must be a legal resident of the U.S.
2. Applicant must be at or above the age of majority in their state of residence at the time of submission (18+ in almost all states).
3. Applicant must be a founding member of a startup.
4. At least one founder must be affiliated with an institution of higher learning located in the U.S. (i.e. student, faculty, staff at a university). Those taking leaves of absence are welcome.