Youth Programs of the Indianapolis Chapter of BDPA

Our youth program builds on solid youth development principles, with an emphasis on those areas of development and program components that support youth STEM leadership. Our youth programs engage students in meaningful, instructional courses to help them develop their technological skillset and professional acumen, while encouraging higher education through insight and scholarship opportunities. Read more about each of the different programs below and submit the form at the bottom of the page to register.

BDPA SITES and HSCC Programs

The National High School Computer Competition (HSCC) and Student Information Technology Education and Scholarship (SITES) are geared towards high school students to expose them to the realm of technology, present scholarship opportunities, and jumpstart their careers. Participating in SITES prepares students for competing in  HSCC; during hour-long Saturday classes, students will become immersed in various development opportunities with an emphasis on technical exposure, guided coding courses, and professional development. 
SITES is now accepting registrations for the 2023 program.

Information Technology (IT) Showcase

The Information Technology (IT) Showcase allows student presenters from educational institutions across the United States, to present and demonstrate their research. The presentations represent advanced computing and technical topics presented by college and high school students.

Mobile App Showcase

The Mobile App Showcase allows student application developers the opportunity to participate in a competition that allows them to an opportunity to test their talents against others and develop a working, functional mobile application.


BDPA Indianapolis Chapter currently offers scholarships to qualified students studying technology related curricula at institutions of higher learning. The Association also sponsors scholarships to promote professionalism and the advancement of careers for technology professionals.

Student Interest Form

This form is used to express interest in the BDPA Indianapolis Chapter STEM Programs.

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