The Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA) invites applications for the 2018-2019 ACM/CSTA Cutler-Bell Prize. The competition is open to high school students intending to continue their higher education in the areas of computer science or technology.
This program seeks to boost and encourage the field of computer science, as well as to empower young and aspiring learners to pursue computing challenges outside of the traditional classroom environment.
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Who May Eligible:
To eligible, the candidates must be following all the eligibility criteria:
- Eligible applicants for the award will include graduating high school seniors residing and attending school in the US. Challenges for the award will focus on developing an artifact that engages modern computing technology and computer science.
- Judges will look for submissions that demonstrate ingenuity, complexity, relevance, originality, and a desire to further computer science as a discipline.
How to Apply for the Competition:
To participate, the applicants must submit an online application form through the given link: https://www.xcdsystem.com/csta/forms/index.cfm?ID=7B4vjQ1
Up to four winners will be selected and each will be awarded a $10,000 prize, which will be administered through the financial aid department at the university the student will attend.
The application period for the 2018-2019 award is open now and will close January 5, 2019. The winners are expected to be announced in February 2019.