If you are interested in reentering the workforce in a computing/ technology career, considering changing careers to computing/ technology, or already in a technical computing role but wish to advance, then keep reading to learn how you can receive a scholarship for technical training.

Can you respond “Yes” to all of the below?

Are you currently living in Alabama and planning to work in Alabama?

Self-identifying as a woman, genderqueer, or non-binary?

A U.S. citizen or authorized to work in the U.S.?

Have not received previous funding for digital skills training from NCWIT?

Is that a ‘Yes’ I hear?

Then you are eligible to apply for an NCWIT scholarship funded from a $4.1 million grant by the Cognizant U.S. Foundation designed to increase the number of technical women in the southeastern United States. NCWIT has partnered with top-tier, industry-recognized training programs in Alabama to provide flexible training opportunities. Now that you know you qualify, take the first step in your new career. 



PRO TIP: This is a competitive scholarship opportunity that only interviews qualified applicants. We STRONGLY encourage applicants to provide detailed and complete answers to all written and recorded interview questions. Submissions that are incomplete or have answered without description or experiential examples will be rejected.

Need More Help?

The Boulo Solutions team is here to help you understand the opportunity and to complete your application. Email us at info@boulosolutions.com and put ‘NCWIT Scholarship Opportunity‘ as the subject line.

Worried IT and Computing isn’t for you?

Women have all the innate skills to thrive in a computing or IT career. If you:

  • Enjoy solving puzzles or logic problems? (i.e., Getting 3 kids to 5 locations at the same time.)
  • Are good at breaking big problems into smaller parts? (i.e., Making 3 dinners out of one pot roast.)
  • Are interested in solving some of the world’s most pressing problems? (i.e., Making sure all children have access to education.)
  • Like finding better and faster ways to get things done? (i.e., Brainstorming your corporate strategy while feeding a newborn.)
  • Want to help build the next generation of smartphones, 3D virtual reality environments, or high-tech clothing? (i.e., Developing a way for your child to experience other cultures from their XBox.)

Begin a career that can give you…

Meaningful Work

Computing and IT professionals work on solutions that save lives, solve health problems, improve the environment, and keep us connected.

Salary and Security

In May 2018, the median salary for computer and IT occupations was roughly $47,000 higher than the median annual salary for all jobs.


The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that computing and IT jobs will be among the fastest-growing over the next decade.