Contest: - For High School Only
Master the Mainframe 2012 by IBM
  • Registration for the 2012 IBM Masterthe Mainframe Contest is now open! This year, the IBM Academic InitiativeSystem z team is giving away over $50,000 in prizes, including ASUS TransformerPad Infinity tablets, expenses-paid trips, custom T-shirts (featuring thezEnterpriseEC12 mainframe, which was just announced on August 28)! .


  • The contest, which begins on October 1, is an educational tool that progresses in difficulty and prize value as contestants complete a variety of tasks, logging into a remote mainframe system from their own workstations. The contest runs through December 28.
Let me know if you are interested!
For Women only - sorry guys, I haven't found one for you
Minnesota Application: https://awardportal.ncwit.org/comps.state.php?competitionId=80&action=detail
    • this is specifically for MN, I think there is a national one as well

"The NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing honors young women at the high-school level for their computing-related achievements and interests. Award recipients will be selected for their computing and IT aptitude, leadership ability, academic history, and plans for post-secondary education.

We are a regional affiliate of NCWIT and have started the Minnesota Aspirations for Women in Computing Award to recognize young women at the high school level in Minnesota."

Apply by Oct. 31st.