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Posted September 22, 2016

The NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing (AiC)


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  • Winners of the @NCWITAIC Award receive recognition at an event and various prizes! Find out more: #NCWITAiC17

  • HS women with all levels of computing experience can apply for the @NCWITAIC Award. // #NCWITAiC17

  • “This Award is really a springboard; it empowers you to try for bigger and better things.” #NCWITAiC17


  • Attn: technical high school women! Apply now for the NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing, and receive acknowledgement for all that you do (or want to do) in computing. Visit AiCHSAward for details. // #NCWITAiC17

  • Winners of the NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing are honored at an award event and receive various prizes, including computing resources, gadgets, sponsor-branded items, engraved awards, and more. // Share this status with high school women who should apply! AiCHSAward #NCWITAiC17

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    Calling all hackers, coders, and technical high school women! Applications for the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) Award for Aspirations in Computing are open through November 7, 2016. Each National Award winner receives various prizes, cash, and a trip to Bank of America headquarters on March 3-5, 2017 for a celebration and networking with Bank of America employees. Students can apply online at no later than 11:59 p.m. EST on November 7, 2016. Students at all levels are encouraged to apply: NCWIT recognizes aspirations as well as accomplishments!