Now accepting applications for the
NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing
Competition closes on October 31, 2011, at 11:59 PM ET
The National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) is now accepting applications for the NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing, which recognizes young women at the high school level for their aspirations and achievements in technology and computing! The Award is open to young women in the U.S. and Puerto Rico in grades 9-12 and students can apply online at www.aspirationsaward.org.
The Award is part of the NCWIT Aspirations in Computing program, a talent development pipeline initiative designed to increase women’s participation in technology careers by providing encouragement, visibility, community, leadership opportunities, scholarships, and internships. You can participate, too!
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Since its inception in 2007, the Award has recognized more than 850 young women from across the country and Territories. Over 90 percent of NCWIT Award-winners now in college report majoring in traditionally male-dominated STEM fields. The Award is offered both on a national and a local level, with more than 300 organizations supporting more than 30 Affiliate Awards nationwide. Learn more: www.aspirationsaward.org.