WWDC 2022 swift student program: How to enroll?

In addition to the WWDC 2022 date, Apple also announced its third Swift Student Challenge.

Winners will not only receive nice pins but also an award or a WWDC scholarship. Which will help them a long way to earn and learn simultaneously.

Thus, if you are a student who loves to code, here’s how you can enroll in this competition.


You must be at least 13 years old in the US or have the equivalent in your jurisdiction (e.g., 16 in the European Union) and be registered with Apple as an Apple Developer or member of the Apple Developer Program, and also you should have any one of the below requirements:

  • You must be enrolled at an accredited educational institution or equivalent official homeschool.
  • participate in the STEM organization's educational curriculum.
  • Enrolled in the Apple Developer Academy
  • You have graduated from high school or an equivalent in the last 6 months.
  • This Swift Student Challenge will require users to create an interactive scene within the Swift Playgrounds app. It must be completed in three minutes.
  • The deadline for submissions is April 20, 2024, at 11:59 p.m. PDT. By the conclusion of the business day on Tuesday, May 24, 2022, applicants will be able to see their status.

Submission Requirements

  • Before submitting, you must fill out all the fields and upload any required documentation.
  • You will need to provide a PDF or PNG of your current class schedule, as well as proof of enrollment and contact information for your principal or dean.
  • All languages accept class schedules and other proof of enrollment. They must be visible.
  • Your name
  • The name of the school or organization
  • It's valid for the current date.
  • Submissions must contain a Swift Playgrounds app (.swiftpm) in a ZIP file.
  • Your creation shouldn't depend on a network connection. Any resources used in your app should be included locally within the ZIP file. All submissions will be evaluated offline.
  • A ZIP file can have a maximum of 25 MB.
  • Swift Playgrounds app projects must be fully functional and written in Swift Playgrounds 4.0.2 for iPadOS 15.4 and Xcode 13.3 for macOS 12.3. It must run on iPadOS and be optimized for iPad Pro models.

  • An Apple pencil may be used.
  • All content must be in English.
  • For all questions in the submission form, you must submit an essay answer.
  • Swift Playgrounds app projects must be either created by you or based on a Swift Playgrounds template that you have modified. Groupwork is not allowed.
  • You agree and acknowledge that your submission is your sole responsibility. You agree to comply with all applicable licensing terms and copyright obligations and explain why your submission contains Open Source software, music, or photos.
  • When creating your Swift Playgrounds App project, you must adhere to the terms of any software (either the Swift Playgrounds Software License Agreement or the Xcode Software License Agreement).
  • Apple and its affiliates and agents grant you a worldwide, nonexclusive, royalty-free license not to be restricted to reproduction, transmission, modification, transmission, or other use of your submission to allow Apple to assess your submission for this challenge.
  • For the Challenge, you may only submit one entry per person, and only one award will be given per person.
  • Submissions must be made through the form found at developer.apple.com/wwdc22/swift-student-challenge/apply; they would never be accepted through any other means or after the deadline.


And that’s how you can enroll for the WWDC Swift Playground program by Apple.

To the young students who will enroll in this competition, we wish you all the best. Go give it your best.