[Apply Now] Snapchat 523 Accelerator Program for Black Creators

Applications are now open for the 2022 Snapchat 523 Accelerator Program for Black Creators. Snapchat created the program so creators like you can break into the industry and succeed.

About the Program

The 523 for Black Creators is designed by Snapchat for Black creators with great content at the very beginning of their professional creator journey. The goal is to provide them with industry knowledge, resources, mentorship, and opportunities to jumpstart their careers.

The Black Creator Accelerator will provide 25 aspiring Black creators with a $10k/month stipend to pursue creative endeavors and get connected with opportunities to launch sustainable, full-fledged careers. In addition, Google Pixel, Westbrook Media, and UNCMMN will work with Snapchat to enrich the educational curriculum and create tailored workshops for participants.

Scholarship provider: Snapchat
Category: Training
Eligible Country: Black Creators
Application Closing Date: 12th Aug 2022

Program Benefits

  • $10k/month stipend
  • Access to training, mentorship, and opportunities to jumpstart their careers.

Eligibility Criteria

To be considered for the program, creators must apply here and meet the following criteria.

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  • Applicants must be Age 18+
  • Self-identify as Black
  • Must be an Emerging creator
  • Someone at the beginning of their content journey who is creating, iterating, and improving over time with little outside guidance.
  • Seeking to become a professional creator
  • History of abiding by community guidelines (on Snapchat)
  • Creates positive content that aligns with Snapchat’s values (empathy, kindness, creativity)

Selection Process

To establish an equitable selection process, applicants will be evaluated holistically by a cross-functional group of Snapchat team members based on the following criteria.

  • Having a unique and consistent voice
  • Alignment with Snapchat’s values
  • Clear vision for future career goals

How to Apply

To apply click the apply now button below to fill out the application form. Visit the official announcement page for more details.


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