Monday, March 14, 2022

Join Amazon's first-ever Design Challenge at the University of Maryland and receive cash prizes!


Amazon-UMD Design Challenge 

Challenge Overview: 

Collaborate with other undergraduate students and work closely with industry leaders at Amazon Design to redesign a platform, app, or product to be more inclusive to meet customer needs. 

No experience necessary and no specific major or GPA requirements! Check out their landing page for more information and other eligibility requirements. 


  • $2,500 first-place award
  • $1,500 second-place award
  • $1,000 third-place award 

Challenge dates 

  • Monday, March 14: Information session 1 and prompt reveal 
  • Friday, March 18: Registration deadline for all participants 
  • Saturday, April 2: Final 10-slide PowerPoint deck or five-minute video submission 
  • Wednesday, April 6: Finalists invited to present at Amazon Day 
  • Friday, April 8: Inaugural UMD Amazon Day and 1st, 2nd, 3rd place winners announced 

The Amazon - UMD Design Challenge is co-organized by Amazon and the Center for Minorities in Science & Engineering in the A. James Clark School of Engineering.