Lyft Scholarship FAQ

  • How many scholarships are available?

    100 scholarships have already been awarded. 300 more are available!

  • When will the scholarships be awarded?

    Scholarships will be awarded on a rolling basis through the fall of 2018 in coordination with the start of new terms of the Intro to Self-Driving Cars Nanodegree program.

  • What are the steps to apply for this Scholarship?

    To apply for this scholarship, all you need to do is complete and submit an application.

    We will review your application and let you know the result several days before start of the next term of the Intro to Self-Driving Cars Nanodegree program. If you are awarded a scholarship, we will enroll you directly into the program. If you are not awarded a scholarship, you can enroll in the Nanodegree program on your own as an individual student by signing up through Intro to Self-Driving Cars.

  • What is the criteria for receiving a scholarship for the Intro to Self-Driving Cars Nanodegree program?

    We are looking for motivated learners from diverse backgrounds and will award scholarships based on professional experience, adequate knowledge levels needed to succeed in the program, and motivation for taking the Intro to Self-Driving Cars Nanodegree program. Make sure to take advantage of the short essay section in your application to explain why you deserve a scholarship!

  • Are there any restrictions for applicants?

    Recipients of this scholarship must be at least 18 years of age when they apply for the program.

  • If I am awarded a scholarship, are there any additional benefits besides access to the Intro to Self Driving Cars program?

    Lyft is keen to find energetic, driven, and diverse talent to join its growing team. We will make sure to highlight high-performing scholarship students to their talent acquisition team.

  • Can I choose when to use my scholarship?

    Scholarships are awarded for specific terms of the Intro to Self-Driving Cars Nanodegree program. We will inform all scholarship applicants of the results before the start of the term. If you are awarded a scholarship, you must accept it for the specific term you applied for. We are unable to postpone the start of a scholarship.

    We strongly recommend you apply only if you are sure you will have sufficient time over the following 4 months to dedicate the 10-15 hours a week needed to complete the program. If you do not expect to have this amount of time available, we suggest you hold off until you know you have the bandwidth needed to progress through the Intro to Self-Driving Cars Nanodegree program.

  • If I am not awarded a scholarship the first time I submit an application, will there be opportunities to receive a scholarship in the future?

    Yes! If you do not receive a scholarship the first time you apply, you can be considered for future rounds of this scholarship. To be considered for future scholarship rounds, you will need to complete and submit new applications for each subsequent application period. We will be awarding scholarships for the Intro to Self-Driving Cars Nanodegree program on a rolling basis through the fall of 2018. In addition, you can always check out our scholarships page to monitor upcoming scholarship opportunities.

  • What if I missed the deadline to apply?

    You can always apply to the next round of scholarships. We will be awarding Intro to Self-Driving Cars scholarships on a rolling basis through the fall of 2018. When a new application period starts, the application will be available through our scholarships page. There is no limit on the number of times you can apply, but you must submit a new application for each new round of scholarships.

  • What if I have additional questions?

    If you have additional questions that were not answered here, please visit our general Support page or email scholarships-support@udacity.com.

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