Calling all Computer Savvy Females

Shelley Heaton/ Annette Pukahi. Photo by NCWIT

Attention all ALC female computer students,

The National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) is recognizing high school girls (9th through 12th) who are interested in computing and technology! The NCWIT Aspirations Award is your chance to win prizes and scholarships. The deadline to apply is 9:59 pm MT on Monday, November 7th.

At least 40 Utah students will be selected as Northern Utah / Southern Utah winners and runner-ups! These students receive many prizes at the Spring Award Ceremonies and become eligible for scholarships at Utah colleges and universities (including a $12,000 Westminster scholarship and a USU scholarship). Northern Utah, Southern Utah, and National winners all receive various prizes and an invitation to an award ceremony!

To apply, students should go to this website and register for an account.

This website gives step-by-step instructions:

Good luck!