From our friends at the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT):
Encourage all high school women in 9th -12th grade who have aspirations in computing and technology to apply for NCWIT’s Aspirations in Computing Award. Award recipients of the AiC Award receive exclusive access to scholarships, internships, and job opportunities all across the nation as well as prizes, trophies, and swag during your local NCWIT Ceremony in the spring.
You can use our “Encourage a Student” form to input your student’s information and we will reach out to them with information and reminders to apply.
- Deadline to start an application is November 5th
- Deadline for parent approval and educator endorsements is November 12th
Additionally, educators like yourself have the opportunity to apply for theNCWIT Educator Award, where each educator award recipient receives:
- two trophies (one for you and one to proudly display at your school)
- $250 in cash, and $750 in professional development funds to use on things like conferences, classroom supplies, and workshops.
In order to be eligible, you must endorse at least one high school application, so make sure you endorse all of your students who apply! Deadline to apply for the NCWIT Educator Award is November 19th.