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Amazon provides robotics grants to 100 schools in underserved, underrepresented communities

Friday 12 April 2019 | 11:44 CET | News
Amazon partnered US not-for-profit charity First (For inspiration and recognition of science and technology) to support 100 schools serving students from underrepresented and underserved communities from across the US with 'Amazon Future Engineer Robotics Grants.' The 100 schools across 21 states will receive support to launch First robotics teams, including teacher professional development to learn about robotics, USD 10,000 from Amazon to expand access to computer science education in their school, and a tour of a local Amazon fulfillment centre.

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