NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing

  • Website Address
  • https://www.aspirations.org/participate/high-schoo...
  • Contact
  • Rebecca Rowley
  • Address
  • 231 ATLAS Building, University of Colorado
  • 1125 8th St.
  • Boulder, CO 80309
  • Email Address
  • Ruthe.Farmer@colorado.edu
  • Application Deadline
  • October 26, 2016
  • Number Of Awards
  • See Description
  • Maximum Amount
  • $500
  • Scholarship Description
  • The NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing honors young women at the high-school level for their computing-related achievements and interests. Awardees are selected for their computing and IT aptitude, leadership ability, academic history, and plans for post-secondary education. The NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing offers both a national and local "affiliate" competitions to generate support and visibility for women's participation in communities nationwide.

    Applications are accepted from September 15th through October 31st. Award recipients are notified in early December and award events take place around the country December through May. To apply, girls must register online. You can register anytime and will be notified when applications open.

    The Award for Aspirations in Computing is open to all high school girls residing in the U.S. and you may re-apply each year. You may only receive the National award once.

    Each qualified national awardee will receive:
    - $500 in cash
    - a laptop computer, provided by Bank of America
    - a trip to attend the Bank of America Technology Showcase and Awards Ceremony in Charlotte, North Carolina
    - an engraved crystal award for both the student and the student's school

    Past winners are not eligible to apply (but we appreciate your help in spreading the word); however, previous applicants (including semi-finalists) are encouraged to apply.

    If you would like further information about the award program or are interested in hosting and Affiliate Award, please visit our website.

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