NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing 2009/10

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NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing 2009/10

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Know some high school women with aspirations in the computing fields? You may want to nominate them for the NCWIT Aspirations in Computing Award.

Sponsored by Bank of America, the NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing recognizes young women at the high-school level for their computing-related achievements and interests. By generating visibility for these young women in their local communities, the NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing encourages their continued interest in computing, attracts the attention and support of educational and corporate institutions, and emphasizes at a personal level the importance of women's participation.

Each qualified national award recipient will 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, March 27, 2010, held in Charlotte, North Carolina
  • an engraved award for both the student and the student’s school.

Download the Award Info Sheet (Spanish Info Sheet) for complete details on the award. Note that there are also state awards in Texas, Illinois & Florida

  • Ok guess I'm a dumb bunny but, If I have to have a SS# for taxes to win this... Why are there Spanish direction???

  • I guess i should share this news to my friends.That would be a great start of encouragement to compliment young women in their skills.

  • A SS# or Tax ID is required to win because the value of the prize is taxable. The materials in Spanish are targeted to Spanish speaking parents. The application is in English.

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