Building Excellence through Scholarships in Technology

An Event For High School Students Interested in Engineering & Technology


Date: Saturday, October 15, 2022 from 1pm-7pm in-person at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Campus

Cost: Free!

Registration Link: Click here to register

Deadline to Register: 11:59pm on October 9, 2022

Event Details: The Center for Women in Technology (CWIT) is pleased to invite high-achieving high school students who are interested in pursuing technology and engineering majors to our BEST of CWIT event! Join us for a unique glimpse at the life of a Scholar in the CWIT community and what it means to be a woman and/or an underrepresented minority in engineering and computing at UMBC.

This opportunity includes a chance for students to learn about:

  • The four year scholarships through the CWIT and Cyber Scholars Programs
  • Engineering and computing majors from professors and current students
  • Research and internship opportunities and experiences
  • How to be a competitive applicant in the Scholar selection process

During this event, parents will also have the opportunity to hear from the Admissions office, Financial Aid, the Honors College, parents of CWIT Scholars, and more.

This conference-style event will feature multiple sessions each with the choice of several presentation options. A more detailed list of presentations will be posted in October.

Register here!

We hope you will join us for this amazing event and learn more about opportunities in computing and engineering!

If you have questions, please contact Erica D’Eramo, Assistant CWIT Director, at