Become a leader for positive change with the Bezos Scholars Program.

Meet the Scholars

Since 2005, Scholars from across the United States and Africa have raised awareness and mobilized action in their communities and beyond. As Bezos Scholars, students and educators have inspired change on issues such as tolerance, civic engagement, STEAM education, literacy, and much more.

2018 Bezos Scholars

Hoang Le & Kevin Varano
Harrisburg High School SciTech Campus, PA

Cindy Aguilar Castaneda & Candice McFarland Camacho
Gonzales High School, CA

Cole Fairchild & Matt Shields
Charlottesville High School, VA

Alex Bremer & Lori Flynn
Pomeroy High School, WA

Matthew Garcia & Jose Becerra
Harlingen School of Health Professions, TX

Mayowa Jolayemi & Christina Moreau
Gahr High School, CA

Brandon Plowman & Aaron Atkinson
West Valley High School, CA

Style Ranger & Jake Winfield
ASU Preparatory Academy: South Phoenix, AZ

Mishka Banuri & Crystal King
West High School, UT

Christian Alexander & Victoria Kratz
Hawthorne Math & Science Academy, CA

Amy Exposito & Alden Reed
Amundsen High School, IL

Makayla Dawkins & Rachele Thomas
James Hillhouse High School, CT

Jonathan Banza, Samkelo Ntetha, Salome Maina, Rutendo Njawaya, Jelissa Kamguem & Tsion Tesfaye
African Leadership Academy

Past Years' Cohorts