Student Opportunities


  National Center for Women & Information Technology Award for Aspirations in Computing honors young women at the high-school level for their computing-related achievements and interest. National winners receive $500 cash award, laptop and trip for two to the National award ceremony.  See the website for more information.


Student Scholarships--$500 and $25,000 scholarship opportunities open to both high school and college students pursuing a variety of degree fields.  See the website for more information.

     Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) holds both K-12 student and teacher science workshops in Boulder, CO.  Visit the website for more information & opportunities

  Gen. Henry H. Arnold Education Grant -- $2000 need-based grants for military dependents enrolled as a full-time undergraduate students. Website has more information


Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) -- Scholarships for Military Children Program awards at least one $1,500 scholarship at each military commissary, worldwide.  See the Scholarships for Military Children  or Commissary websites for more details.



CyberPatriot is the premiere national high school cyber defense competition created to inspire high school students toward careers in cybersecurity or other science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines critical to our nation’s future.  More information available on the website


  Civil Air Patrol MARS Program is Making Aerospace Real for Students.  For more information go to the website.
  The Society of American Military Engineers offers a very unique series of engineering camps designed for High School students who excel in math, science and technical courses and are interested in pursuing engineering in college.
    SETI Institute Astrobiology REU Program -- Application 
Work with scientists at the SETI Institute and at the nearby NASA Ames Research Center on projects spanning the field of astrobiology from microbiology to observational astronomy. 
    Intel Foundation -- Because science, technology, engineering, and math are foundational for a thriving, innovative economy, the Intel Foundation rewards excellence, promotes training, and encourages studies in STEM education.  Check for opportunities here!
    CoCoSTEM NGCP Mini-Grants -- Through support from the National Girls Collaborative Project, CoCoSTEM is now offering Mini-Grants to support STEM outreach projects in Colorado. Mini-Grants provide up to $1,000 to support collaborative projects among NGCP Program Directory organizations.To apply, visit the NGCP Mini-Grants webpage.