The Colorado Community is proud to host the Award for Aspirations in Computing in Colorado. Award recipients will be selected for their aptitude and interest in IT and computing, solid leadership ability, good academic history, and plans for post-secondary education.

We encourage women in grades 9-12 to apply.

Please contact with any questions about the Colorado community.

The Colorado Award ceremony will be held at the University of Colorado, Boulder in the University Memorial Center (UMC) on Sunday, April 27th.


  • NCWIT Award finalists admitted to CU-Boulder's College of Engineering and Applied Science will be given special consideration for renewable BOLD participation scholarships, worth up to $4,000 per year.

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  • I wasn't quite sure what to make of it all as I timidly approached the check-in table. Dressed up, with my parents and incredible STEM mentor there to support me, I joined the flock of other girls and their families rapidly gathering. I was still in awe of being chosen as a Colorado Aspirations Affiliate winner, and I was pretty excited about the opportunities the award and the organization would open up for me. As I told the event coordinator who I was, I was immediately greeted by ample amiable smiles and words of congratulations.

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