Scholarship Announcement: NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing
The NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing honors young women at the high-school level for their computing-related achievements and interests. Young women who demonstrate aptitude in computing and IT as well as leadership ability, strong academic history, and plans for post-secondary education are highlighted through this scholarship. As part of an effort to encourage more young women to choose careers in technology, the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) seeks to recognize high school women with outstanding achievements and aspirations in computing and technology through the NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing. Read more about this opportunity here.
National Award-winners receive:
* $500 in cash
* a laptop computer, provided by Bank of America
* a trip to attend the Bank of America Technology Showcase and Awards Ceremony in Charlotte, North Carolina
* an engraved award for both the student and the student's school
Applications are open Monday, September 13, 2010 through Friday, October 15.
Best of luck to those of you who apply!