NCWIT Award for tech-savvy young women

Young women students in high school are invited to apply for the National Center for Women & Information Technology Award for Aspirations in Computing.

The NCWIT Award recognizes young women at the high school level who are distinguished for their computing-related achievements and interests. Winners are recognized at an award event in Houston. All applicants will also be judged for the National Award.

By producing visibility for technical young women, this award motivates the prolong interest in computing, enhances the gender differences in computing and information technology and accentuates the importance of women’s involvement in computing.

To apply, visit Detailed instructions and eligibility information will be found online.

Applicants will be asked to provide the name and email address of a school official to support their application.  A teacher, technology specialist, counselor or other school staff members could be provided.

All online applications are due by Monday, October 31.