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This scholarship is available for U.S. female high schoolers who have a demonstrated outstanding aptitude and interest in IT/computing. Students must have a good academic history, typically a grade point average of 3.0 or better.
Please note: Although the application deadline for this award has passed, we wanted you to know about this award as a possibility for next year. Often, scholarship providers offer similar scholarships each year. This award is scheduled to be updated within the next few months. Please check back for more information at a later date.
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- Awarded by:
- National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT)
Each qualified national award winner will receive the following: a $500 cash award; a laptop computer (provided by Bank of America); an engraved award for both the student and the student's school; and a trip to attend the Bank of America Technology Showcase and Awards Ceremony. The ceremony will be held in Charlotte, NC, during March 2013. The trip package includes airfare for non-local winners (those outside a 50-mile radius of the Charlotte, NC metro area), some meals, and lodging for each awardee and one accompanying parent/legal guardian. Additional scholarships may be available to national award winners attending one of the participating universities listed at http://ww2.ncwit.org/award/award.scholarships.php Please note: Past applicants, including semi-finalists, are encouraged to reapply; however, previous award winners are not eligible to reapply or receive any additional awards.
- The number of awards offered varies annually. Last year, there were 32 national winners.
Applications are available online on the National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT) website. Applications are accepted between Sep. 15 and Oct. 31. The application must be completed... Sign up for full scholarship deadline information.