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We’re excited to see you here! Keep reading below to guide you to the Academy that speaks to you. Sign up for an interactive lab with Snap team members and/or apply! 

Are you a community college or recent transfer student interested in joining our 60-scholar cohort this summer?!  Applications are live now and are due April 8th.  


What we’re looking for: 
You’re a creative person with a passion for design and examples to show for it. You have some experience or exposure to design in the form of on-the-job experience, coursework, or online courses in: Graphic Design, Typography, Prototyping, Design Thinking, Design History, User Experience, User Interface, Web Design, Illustration, or Video Editing. 

Plus, you're curious about learning how to use design software, like Adobe InDesign CC and Photoshop CC. And you never leave home without your phone to capture creative inspo!

What you’ll experience:
Selected Snap Design Scholars living in the Southern CA region will receive an academy scholarship including transportation expenses to participate (in-person) at Snap offices in Venice, CA. 

Each student will participate in custom, creative workshops, fireside chats and mentorship with Snap Inc. team members. A final group project will culminate the academy experience.


Need more information for this Academy? Check out the recording of the Design Lab + Application Session. Feeling ready? Hit apply now before the April 8th deadline (the sooner, the better)  

* 18 years + community college students (currently enrolled or a recent transfer to a four year college are eligible to apply)

Design Lab RecordingAPPLY HERE by 4/8

What we’re looking for: 
You're a future web developer with experience in computer science fundamentals in the form of on-the-job experience, coursework, or online courses. And you enjoy sharing your personal portfolio from GitHub or other platforms. 

You feel comfortable working in Python, Java, or C++. You're also a data sleuth that's curious about data structures and algorithms.


What you’ll experience:
Selected Snap Engineering Scholars living in the Southern CA region will receive an academy scholarship including transportation expenses to participate (in-person) at Snap offices in Venice, CA. 

Each student will participate in custom, creative workshops, fireside chats and mentorship with Snap Inc. team members. A final group project will culminate the academy experience.

Need more information for this Academy? Check out the recording of the Engineering Lab + Application Session. Feeling ready? Hit apply now before the April 8th deadline (the sooner, the better)


* 18 years + community college students (currently enrolled or a recent transfer to a four year college are eligible to apply)

Engineering Lab RecordingAPPLY HERE by 4/8

What we’re looking for: 
You're a natural storyteller with a passion for marketing, communications and branding. You have some experience or interest in conducting customer and market research, defining a brand strategy, conducting a marketing campaign, or producing internal/external communications. You have a talent for telling engaging stories that people love and remember for years to come.


What you’ll experience:
Selected Snap Storytelling Scholars living in the Southern CA region will receive an academy scholarship including transportation expenses to participate (in-person) at Snap offices in Venice, CA. 

Each student will participate in custom, creative workshops, fireside chats and mentorship with Snap Inc. team members. A final group project will culminate the academy experience.

Need more information for this Academy? Sign-up for a Storytelling Lab + Application Session on Wednesday, March 30th. Feeling ready? Hit apply now before the April 8th deadline (the sooner, the better) 


* 18 years + community college students (currently enrolled or a recent transfer to a four year college are eligible to apply)

Storytelling Lab RecordingAPPLY HERE by 4/8

What we’re looking for: 
You design for the future. You have a diverse skillset that includes expertise with at least one 2D design software (Adobe Illustrator CC, Adobe Photoshop CC, Procreate, Inkscape, etc.) Your curiosity has led you to dabble in programming languages like Javascript, but your main interest is in augmented reality.


What you’ll experience:
Selected Snap Lens Scholars living anywhere in the U.S. will receive an academy scholarship including home learning expenses to participate remotely ( via Zoom) 

Each student will participate in custom, creative workshops, fireside chats and mentorship with Snap Inc. team members. A final group project will culminate the academy experience.

Need more information for this Academy? Check out the recording of the Lens Lab + Application Session. Feeling ready? Hit apply now before the April 8th deadline (the sooner, the better) 


* 18 years + community college students (currently enrolled or a recent transfer to a four year college are eligible to apply)

Lens Lab RecordingAPPLY HERE by 4/8