Teens Can Use Technology To Change The World — Here's How!

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"If you had the power of knowing how to code — how would you make the world better?"

This is a powerful question to pose to the teens in your life. A thoughtful, innovative answer could win them a $2,000 scholarship through DoSomething.org's Code for Good Fellows campaign! Winners will learn how to code and build full-scale web applications to make the world a better place at Flatiron Pre-College Academy. The academy's website explains, "We don’t just teach people to code, we inspire creativity through hard work and passion."

The application is open to teens who meet the following requirements:

  • High school student
  • Able to attend an in-person 2-week class in Austin, Boston, Chicago, Miami or New York
  • Aspires to use coding skills for social good!

The due date for applications is April 15, 2015. So what are you waiting for? Encourage any teens you know to apply today. If you're a teacher, invite your students to participate; if you're a parent, ask your kids. For more details and the full application, visit DoSomething's site!

Did you know DoSomething.org is the country’s largest not-for-profit for young people and social change? They have 3 million members supporting causes they care about. Check out their site for easy and effective ways to get involved!