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. Recipients are selected for their computing and IT aptitude, leadership ability, academic history, and plans for post-secondary education. The NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing offers both a national and local affiliate competitions to generate support and visibility for women's participation in communities nationwide. For more information, please visit the NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing micro site.
Find an Award Competition
Technical professionals, academics, college students and past award recipients (over age 18) are invited to volunteer with both local and national Aspirations in Computing programs. There are opportunities to become an Application Reviewer, an Affiliate Award Host, a Committee Member, or a Speaker at an event. Please visit the Volunteer page for more information.
NCWIT is excited to partner with colleges and universities across the country to offer Aspirations in Computing Award recipients unique scholarship opportunities. To see a list of schools offering scholarships, please visit the Aspirations Award Scholarships page. If you are interested in offering a scholarship, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Aspirations in Computing Educator Award
In addition to identifying a pool of talented young women, the Aspirations in Computing Award also identifies outstanding educators who play a pivotal role in helping to encourage young women to continue exploring their interest in computing and technology. The NCWIT Aspirations in Computing Educator Award recognizes educators for their efforts to promote gender equity in computing. For more information, please visit the Educator Award page.