ACM/CSTA Cutler-Bell Prize in High School Computing

How to Nominate

Overview

The ACM/CSTA Cutler-Bell Prize in High School Computing recognizes talented high school  students in computer science.  The intent of the program is to promote 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. Eligible applicants include graduating High School Seniors residing and attending school in the United States.  The challenge will focus on developing an artifact that engages modern computing technology and computer science. Judges will be looking for submissions that demonstrate ingenuity, complexity, relevancy, originality, and a desire to further computer science as a discipline. Up to four (4) winners will each be awarded a $10,000 prize and a trip to the ACM/CSTA Cutler-Bell Prize Reception.
The award is financially supported by a $1 million endowment from the Gordon Bell and David Cutler Endowment Fund.

Submissions

Eligible applicants include graduating High School Seniors residing and attending school in the United States.

Detailed information, including the link to the online application, is available on the ACM/CSTA Cutler-Bell Prize in High School Computing website.

The application period for the 2017 award is scheduled to open May 1, 2017 and close November 1, 2017.  The winners are expected to be announced in February 2018.