Eligibility: Applicants must be current high school, undergraduate or graduate students in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Europe, Australia, New Zealand or South Africa. Students must submit an application and essay. Selection based on creativity, originality, detail, clear and articulate writing, and student's ability to formulate an opinion.
Sponsor: National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT)
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. residents and be female high school students. They must be interested in technology-related subjects. Selection is based on aptitude for computing and internet technology, leadership skills, academic merit and educational goals.
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and supporting materials are required.
University of Colorado Campus Box 322 UCB Boulder, CO 80309
Outstanding Undergraduate Researchers Award Program Up to $1,500
Sponsor: Computing Research Association
Eligibility: Applicants must be undergraduates at a North American college or university and must have conducted some type of computing research. Nominations from two faculty members and a recommendation from the chair of the applicant's home department are also required. Preference is given to undergraduate seniors. Selection is based on the quality of computing research, academic achievement and community involvement.
How to apply: The nomination form is available online. A recommendation from the chair of the applicant's home department and nominations from two faculty members are required.
1828 L Street NW Suite 800 Washington, DC 20036-4632
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors in the U.S., Puerto Rico, Guam, Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Wake or Midway Islands or the Marianas. U.S. citizens attending foreign schools are also eligible. Applicants must complete college entrance exams and complete individual research projects and provide a report on the research.
How to apply: Applications are available by request.
Society for Science and the Public 1719 N Street NW Washington, DC 20036