Tech It Out Student Application
Are you interested in learning learn how to code? Passionate about social justice issues? Want to create your very own website? Look no further!

Tech It Out is an 8 week program where we pair each high schooler with a student mentor from the University of Pennsylvania. Together, groups will create a website together using HTML and CSS on a social justice issue that they are passionate about. Absolutely no experience is expected or needed. We will teach you everything you need to know and more! Check out for more information and past websites created by students just like you.

Tech It Out is entirely free for participants! Participants will need access to a computer and the internet. Our first session will take place 2/28, 2-3 pm EST, in a virtual environment.

Application is due 2/15 at 11:59 pm EST and decisions will be sent within a few days afterward. Questions can be sent to
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Name *
Email *
Phone Number *
Please include the student's phone number for logistical communication during the session. If student doesn't have a phone number, parent's phone or home phone work as well.
What is your race and/or ethnicity?
What gender do you identify as?
What high school do you attend? *
What grade are you in? *
Emergency Contact Name *
What is your relation to your emergency contact? *
Emergency Contact Email *
Emergency Contact Phone Number *
What experience have you had with coding? If so, please describe. If not, please describe why you are interested in learning how to code. (125 words max) *
What is a social justice issue that you are passionate about, and why are you interested in it? (100 words max) *
Which are you more passionate about / interested in? *
Is there anything else you would like us to know?
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