The Challenge is for developers who are cultivating their software development skills.
Be 13 years of age or older in the United States, or the equivalent minimum age in the relevant jurisdiction
Free regestration with Apple as an Apple developer or be a member of the Apple Developer Program
Also, fulfill one of the following requirements:
Be enrolled in an accredited academic institution or official homeschool equivalent;
Be enrolled in a STEM organization’s educational curriculum;
In addition, Be enrolled in an Apple Developer Academy; or
Have graduated from high school or equivalent within the past 6 months and also be awaiting acceptance or have received acceptance to an accredited academic institution.
Furthermore, you can receive a Swift Student Challenge award or a WWDC Scholarship up to four times.
Your submission must be a Swift Playgrounds app project (.swiftpm) in a ZIP file.
Your creation should not rely on a network connection and any resources in your app project should be available locally in the ZIP file.
Also, your ZIP file can be up to 25 MB.
Your submission must be created by you as an individual or a template modified by you as an individual.
Group work will not be eligible
You may include third-party open-source licensed code as well as public domain images and sounds, with credit and an explanation of its use.
In addition, your Swift Playgrounds app project must be built with and run on Swift Playgrounds 4.0.2 on iPadOS 15.4 or Xcode 13.3 on macOS 12.3. If it runs on iPadOS, it must be optimized to display properly on all models of iPad Pro.
Sign in to the application form with the Apple ID associated with your developer account.
Upload your most recent class schedule or other most recent proof of enrollment as well as the contact information for your educational supervisor. Your documentation must clearly show your name, the organization or school name, and the dates showing that it’s valid.
Upload the ZIP file (up to 25MB) containing your Swift Playgrounds app project and related resources.
Tell about the features as well as technologies that you used in your creation, in 350 words or less.
If you’ve shared or considered sharing your coding knowledge and enthusiasm for computer science with others, you can write about it in 350 words or less.
You’ll also have the option to tell 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.