Application Deadline for the Collegiate Award Extended through Feb. 1





That's right! The application deadline
has been extended
through Monday, February 1, 2016.

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We are impressed by all of the innovative technical projects of college women out there. We want to hear about more of them, and recognize six college women in computing with the prestigious 2016 NCWIT Collegiate Award!

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2016 NCWIT Collegiate Award

The NCWIT Collegiate Award, sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Hewlett Packard, Inc., and Qualcomm, honors the outstanding technical accomplishments of college women of any year of study. Conferred upon up to six winners annually, the Award recognizes technical projects that demonstrate a high level of creativity and potential societal impact.


Each Collegiate Award winner receives a $10,000 cash award, an engraved trophy, and a trip to the annual NCWIT Summit on Women and IT for recognition at an awards ceremony and an opportunity to network with Collegiate Award Sponsors at a private reception.

Each of the twelve women with honorable mentions receives a $2,500 cash award, a framed certificate, and a trip to the Summit and private reception.

Application Details

Students can apply online at no later than 11:59 p.m. EST on Monday, February 1, 2016. View the Collegiate Award Rules Sheet for a complete list of eligibility requirements.

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Spread the WordHelp us identify and support talented, passionate college women in computing! Share this opportunity with your networks: Like us on Facebook, or post about them on Twitter (#NCWITAiC16).
  • NCWIT seeks college women whose technical projects demonstrate a high level of creativity and potential societal impact. // Applications for the Collegiate Award are open through 2/1/16: #NCWITAiC16
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NCWIT is also looking for technical professionals to review the NCWIT Collegiate Award applications! The application review period will be from February 11 - March 7, 2016. Register by February 10 at

NCWIT Aspirations in Computing (AiC) provides a long-term community for female technologists, from K-12 through higher education and beyond, encouraging persistence in computing through continuous engagement and ongoing encouragement at each pivotal stage of their educational and professional development.

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