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National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) Award

Calling all hackers, coders, and technical high school women and educators!  Applications for the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) Award for Aspirations in Computing are now open to any U.S. high school woman with computing aspirations as well as high school educators.  Applicants must be a U.S. citizen enrolled in grades 9 through 12 for the 2015-16 academic year or educators at this level.  This multi-tiered competition honors young women who are active and interested in computing and technology, and those educators that encourage them to pursue their passions.

Apply on the NCWIT Aspirations in Computing website.

Below is a photo of the 2014-15 Idaho Affiliate winners and runners-up.

Image of the 2015-16 NCWIT Aspirations in Computing Idaho Affiliate Award Winners and Runners Up

2015-16 marks the 4th year of the Idaho Affiliate Award.  Over the last 3 years, this award has recognized 32 girls from high schools all over Idaho offering $106,000 in scholarships to study computer science at Boise State.  Award winners and runners included students from the following high schools:

  • Bishop Kelly
  • Carey High
  • Centennial High
  • COMPASS Public Charter
  • Idaho Virtual Academy
  • Kimberly High
  • Madison Senior High
  • Melba High
  • Meridian High
  • Meridian Technical Charter
  • Mountain Home High
  • Mountain View High
  • Nampa Senior High
  • Parma High
  • Rocky Mountain High
  • Sandpoint High
  • Timberline High
  • as well as a home school

How To guides for each step of the student applications can be found below.

See the Idaho NCWIT Aspirations in Computing website for more information or contact me with any questions.

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