Swift Student Challenge
Thank you for applying to the Swift Student Challenge. The results are in and you can now check your status.
Build your app playground, answer a few written prompts, provide documentation, and submit.
To be eligible for the Challenge, you must:
Please note: The Challenge is designed for student developers who are cultivating their software development skills. You can receive a Swift Student Challenge award or a WWDC Scholarship up to four times.
Create an interactive scene in an app playground that can be experienced within three minutes. Be creative. If you need inspiration, use the provided templates for a head start on more advanced creations. Make them your own by adding graphics, audio, and more.
You can ask questions and connect with other applicants on the Apple Developer Forums by using the Swift Student Challenge tag.
Sign in to the application form with the Apple ID associated with your developer account. If you’re under 18 years old, you’ll also be asked to enter contact information for your parent or legal guardian.
Provide enrollment information.
Upload your most recent class schedule or other most recent proof of enrollment (PDF, PNG, or JPEG) and the contact information for your educational supervisor. Documentation is accepted in all languages. Your documentation must clearly show your name, the organization or school name, and the dates showing that it’s valid.
Upload and describe your app playground.
Upload the ZIP file (up to 25 MB) containing your app playground and related resources. Tell us about the features and technologies that you used in your creation, in 350 words or less.
Provide optional information.
If you’ve shared or considered sharing your coding knowledge and enthusiasm for computer science with others, let us know in 350 words or less.
You’ll also have the option to tell us about any apps you have on the App Store created entirely by you as an individual, in 350 words or less. If you’re 18 years of age or older and wish to share your résumé or CV with other groups at Apple, upload a PDF.
If you’d like to be included in the random selection process to attend the special event at Apple Park, select the checkbox to opt in.
Submissions must follow all requirements in the WWDC23 Swift Student Challenge Terms and Conditions. Submissions will be judged on:
For full details, read the WWDC23 Swift Student Challenge Terms and Conditions.