|The NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing honors young women who are active and interested in computing and technology, and encourages them to pursue their passions. Award recipients receive cool prizes and gadgets, as well as access to scholarships, internships, and a community of like-minded, technical young women. Girls at all levels are encouraged to apply: we recognize aspirations as well as accomplishments!
The Award is open to any U.S. high-school female (grades 9-12). Applications are being accepted now through 11:59 PM ET on October 31, 2013.
National Award Winners receive:
Prizes for the local Affiliate Award programs vary. Visit www.aspirations.org for details.
- $500 in cash
- a laptop computer
- a trip to attend the Bank of America Technology Showcase and Awards Ceremony in Charlotte, North Carolina on March 15, 2014
- an engraved Award for both the student and her school
- networking opportunities with Bank of America employees
Looking for Volunteer Opportunities?
Technical professionals, academics, college students, and past Award recipients over 18 years of age are invited to volunteer. Sign up to serve on your local Affiliate Award committee or to review some of the inspiring applications.
Spread the Word
Help us identify and support talented, passionate young women in computing! Share the Award for Aspirations in Computing with your friends. Like the Award on Facebook, post about it, or tweet about it:
"Calling all HS creative coders, hackers, and designers! Apply now for the @NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing: www.aspirations.org."
Aspirations in Computing is supported nationally by AT&T, Bank of America, Bloomberg, and Microsoft.