Opportunities

  • TECHie Camp is a full-day, week-long technology experience designed specifically for elementary and middle school students. The goal of TECHie Camp is to engage students in activities that can stimulate a deeper interest in technology; as well as provide opportunities for them to express their imaginations. Each camp has two (2) instructors and up to 20 students.

    Audience: 
    Aspirations Coordinator
    Educator
  • Have you ever wanted to build your own robot and program it to do what you want? Come to the Hiram Robotics Academy and learn to program two different types of robots, both in the Java programming language. The Finch robot is already constructed and has several sensors for measuring the world. Learn to control this robot to accomplish different challenges starting on day 1. You will also design and build your own Lego Mindstorms NXT robot. Attach sensors and motors that you need for the project you choose, then program it in the same Java programming language.

    Audience: 
    Educator
    High Schooler
    Parent
  • To kick off the OGPC season, TechStart will host a state-wide Game Jam! A Game Jam is a one-day event that will provide high-school and middle-school students an opportunity to create a design document and paper prototype of a game based on the team’s chosen theme. Working with industry mentors, students will learn the basics of team communication, translation of abstract ideas into concrete plans, rapid paper-prototyping of their designs, pitching their projects, and professional networking.

    Audience: 
    High Schooler
    Middle Schooler
  • The School of Engineering and Technology will provide a $500 scholarship for Indiana Aspiration Award winners that enroll at IUPUI and declare Computer and Information Technology as their major.  This scholarship is renewable for up to 4 years total with a GPA of at least 3.0.

    Audience: 
    High Schooler
  • $1,000 for Aspirations Award winners that enroll at Rose-Hulman.  In addition, qualified students that apply for and receive an Anita Borg scholarship will receive a matching scholarship.

    Audience: 
    High Schooler
    Women in College
  • Recipients of the NCWIT National or Virginia/DC Affiliate Award for Aspirations in Computing will receive a $1,000 scholarship if they choose to major in Computer Science at Virginia Tech.

    In order to be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must enroll at Virginia Tech and declare a CS major within a year of enrolling at VT. This scholarship will be available for students in their sophomore year and is renewable for up to three years. 

     

    Audience: 
    High Schooler
  • Purdue University offers a $500 scholarship for Aspirations Award winners that choose to enroll in CS or CIT majors.

    Audience: 
    High Schooler
  • Rutgers University is offering a "Rutgers Aspirations in Computing" Scholarship in the amount of $1,000 to all the winners of the NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing National Award, and all of the winners of the NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing New York Tri-State Area Affiliate and Philadelphia Affiliate Awards.

    Audience: 
    High Schooler
  • Seattle Central Community College (SCCC) is pleased to announce a $1,000 scholarship for Washington State Affiliate NCWIT Aspirations in Computing Winners who enroll at SCCC and are seeking a career in Informational Technology. One scholarship will be available each year via a competitive application process for any Washington State Affiliate winners who apply.

    Audience: 
    High Schooler

Pages