Global Honors

Global Honors

The Institute for Global Engagement combines community engagement, undergraduate research, experiential learning, and academic excellence. The last is embodied by the Global Honors Program, UW Tacoma's interdisciplinary honors program. We also offer a Minor in Global Engagement.


The Institute for Global Engagement stewards global learning for all University of Washington Tacoma students. It promotes interdisciplinary and collaborative research on global issues and engages community partners in opening the classroom to a world of borderless possibilities, discovery, and imagination.


To promote and support interdisciplinary collaborations among faculty, students, and community partners that deepen our understanding of the world and that inspire us to engage in solutions for a better society. To engage community partners in the global education and training of students for a competitive and interdependent world.

NEW IN 2016: IGE Study Abroad Scholarship

Through the generous support of the Bamford Foundation, the IGE invites UW Tacoma students to apply for one of four (4) $1000 scholarships to help fund their participation in UW Study Abroad. Full information is available here.

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