The National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT) Award for Aspirations (AiC) in Computing honors women in grades 9 through 12 who are active and interested in computing and technology, and encourages them to pursue their passions. Awards for AiC recipients are chosen for their demonstrated interest and achievements in computing, proven leadership ability, academic performance, and plans for post‑secondary education.
Applications for the Award for AiC are open to those with any level of experience or accomplishment. Recipients receive scholarships, prizes, and more.
All teachers, counselors, administrators, mentors, and other educators who encourage high school women’s interest and participation in technology pursuits are welcome to apply for the AiC Educator Award. Recipients receive increased visibility in his or her school community.
Student can apply online, beginning September 1, 2017 and no later than 11:59 p.m. Hawaii Standard Time (HST) on November 6, 2017. The application includes several short essays and multiple-choice sections. Read more.