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Building Excellence through Scholarships in Technology:

An Event For High School Girls Interested in Engineering & Technology

The Center for Women in Technology (CWIT) is pleased to invite high-achieving high school students to UMBC who are interested in pursuing technology and engineering majors for a unique glimpse at the life of a Scholar in the CWIT community and what it means to be a woman in engineering and IT at UMBC. This opportunity includes a chance for students to learn more about the four year scholarships through the CWIT and Cyber Scholars Programs, learn from UMBC faculty about engineering and computing majors, hear from current Scholars about their research and internship experiences, and learn how to be a competitive applicant in the Scholar selection process. During this event, parents will also hear from the Admissions, Financial Aid, the Honors College, student panel and more.

Students are invited to bring one parent/guardian with them to the BEST of CWIT, as space is limited to ensure a quality program. Selection is made on a first come-first served basis; therefore, we encourage interested students to respond in a timely manner. High school seniors will be given priority to attend, however if space is available, high school juniors will be contacted on a first come, first served basis.

Date: Friday, October 18, 2019 from 3pm-6pm

*Optional campus tour from 2-2:50pm
*Optional Meet & Greet in the CWIT Living Learning Community with pizza! 6-7pm

Cost: Free
Registration Link: Closed for 2019 event
Deadline to Register: October 12, 2019

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

Check out the BEST of CWIT Presentation 2019!

Registration for the BEST of CWIT of 2020 will open in the summer of 2020.