Spread the Word: It’s AiC Award Application Time!

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It's application time!

Calling all technical high school and college women, as well as the educators who support them: applications for all Aspirations in Computing awards are open!

Apply today for the opportunity to receive prizes and recognition for all that you do (or want to do) in computing. Or, help us spread the word.

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NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing

The NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing (AiC) honors high school women who are active and interested in computing and technology, and encourages them to pursue their passions. This multi-tiered competition includes recognition at the national and local levels, serving all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, and all U.S. overseas military bases.

Prizes

Each Affiliate Award winner receives 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 (sponsored by Bloomberg), and may receive various other prizes — computing resources, gadgets, sponsor-branded swag, and more.

Each National Award winner receives various prizes, cash, and a trip to Bank of America headquarters on March 3-5, 2017 for a celebration and networking with Bank of America employees.

Application Details

Students can apply online at http://bit.ly/AiCHSAward no later than 11:59 p.m. EST on November 7, 2016.

The NCWIT Award for AiC is sponsored by Apple, Bank of America, Microsoft, Motorola Solutions Foundation, and Symantec.

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NCWIT Aspirations in Computing Educator Award

The NCWIT Aspirations in Computing (AiC) Educator Award publicly celebrates educators who encourage high school women’s interest and participation in technology pursuits. Educator Award recipients form a national community of peers, share practices, and empower other educators to encourage the participation of women in computing.

Prizes

Each Educator Award recipient receives $250 in cash and up to $750 for participation in computing-related professional development activities, recognition at a local Affiliate Award event, increased visibility in his or her school district and community, NCWIT resources and promotional items, and an engraved award for both the Educator and his or her school.

Application Details

Educators can apply online at http://bit.ly/AiCEdAward no later than 11:59 p.m. EST on November 28, 2016.

The NCWIT AiC Educator Award is sponsored by AT&T.

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NCWIT Collegiate Award

The NCWIT Collegiate Award honors the outstanding technical accomplishments of college women of any year of study. Conferred annually, the NCWIT Collegiate Award recognizes technical contributions to projects that demonstrate a high level of creativity and potential impact.

Prizes

Each Collegiate Award winner receives an engraved award; $10,000 in cash ($2,500 for Honorable Mentions); a trip to the NCWIT Summit on Women in IT in Tucson, Arizona on May 22-24, 2017, including a private networking reception and award ceremony; computing resources, gadgets, sponsor-branded swag, and more.

Application Details

Students can apply online at http://bit.ly/AiCCollegiate no later than 11:59 p.m. EST on January 17, 2017.

The NCWIT Collegiate Award is sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Qualcomm.

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Spread the Word

Spread the Word

Share these opportunities with your friends:

  • HS women with all levels of computing experience can apply for the @NCWITAIC Award. // http://bit.ly/AiCHSAward #NCWITAiC17

  • Show appreciation for the Educators who support #womenintech by encouraging them to apply: http://bit.ly/AiCEdAward. #NCWITAiC17

  • College women w/ apps, robotics, and data visualization projects can apply for the Collegiate Award: http://bit.ly/AiCCollegiate. #NCWITAiC17

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The NCWIT Aspirations in Computing program is supported nationally by Apple, AT&T, Bank of America, Bloomberg, Google, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Intel, Microsoft, Motorola Solutions Foundation, Northrop Grumman, Qualcomm, and the Symantec Corporation.

 

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