NCWIT AWARD FOR ASPIRATIONS IN COMPUTING

The NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing is available for women who are active and interested in computing and technology and encourages them to pursue their passions. The scholarship encourages the women to pursue their passions. https://www.aspirations.org/recognitions/AiCAward

Aspirations in Computing is a talent development pipeline initiative of the National Center for Women & IT (NCWIT) that is designed to increase women’s meaningful participation in computing careers.

Eligibility:

  • Any U.S. high school woman in grades 9 through 12 is eligible to apply, if she also meets both of the following criteria:
  • Attends a high school in the U.S. or is a U.S. citizen attending a high school in Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, or on a U.S. military base.
  • Has a U.S. Tax Identification or Social Security Number.

How to Apply:

  • For applying the scholarship, the candidates must first register themselves through the given link:
  • https://www.aspirations.org/user/register

Each Affiliate Award winner will receive recognition at an award event, an engraved award for both her and her school, scholarship and internship opportunities, access to a peer network of technical young women in the NCWIT Aspirations in Computing Community. Each National Award winner will also receives $500 in cash from NCWIT.

Application Deadline: The application period is September 1 to November 5 (8:00 p.m. EDT).