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Global Innovation & Design Award Application

The Global Innovation and Design (GID) Award is a $500 quarterly award for UW Tacoma undergraduate students to support their participation in community design thinking projects undertaken by the GID Lab. Successful applicants will assist in 1-3 design thinking projects during the quarter for which they receive the Award, enroll in 2 credits of Independent Study/Directed Research, and share their design thinking experience and the results of their project(s) at the annualĀ Global Engagement Conference. The number of awards per quarter is contingent upon funding. Additional details can be found on the Global Innovation and Design webpage.

Purpose: To promote undergraduate community engagement and skills in design thinking. Supports participation in community design thinking projects undertake by the GID Lab and presentation at the annualĀ Global Engagement Conference.

Eligibility: University of Washington Tacoma full-time undergraduate students. Familiarity with human-centered design/design thinking is useful, but not required (training sessions are available to awardees).

Award amount: $500 quarterly

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