2020 Global Innovation & Design Award Application
The Institute for Global Engagement (IGE) promotes a globally engaged university through funded directed research and experiential learning opportunities. With its dynamic network of campus and community partners, the IGE supports UW Tacoma’s Global Innovation and Design (GID) Lab, a foundational program that uses design thinking principles to develop innovative solutions to real-world challenges at local and global scales.

The Global Innovation and Design Award is a $500 quarterly award that supports student involvement in community-sponsored design thinking projects undertaken by the GID Lab. For additional information about this opportunity, see the Award Application Guidelines. To be considered for this Award, please complete the application below.
First name *
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Last name *
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UW Email *
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Academic standing (year) as of Summer 2020 *
Statement of Interest
What is your experience with design thinking? If you have no direct experience with design thinking, what is your motivation in applying for the GID Award? (250 words max) *
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Why do you want to work on design thinking projects undertaken by the GID Lab? (250 words max) *
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Describe a difficult work situation (or school project) and how you overcame it. (250 words max) *
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Describe a time in which you had to adjust quickly to changes over which you had no control. What was the impact of the change on you? On your work or project? (250 words max) *
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Please cut and paste a 1-2 page resume into the space below or share a link to your resume. *
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For which quarter do you want to be considered for the Global Innovation & Design Award? (check all that apply) *
Proposed 1-2 credit Independent Study/Directed Research course number [Global Honors students, please insert TGH 495B]: *
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I commit to presenting my experience and/or project results at the 20201Global Engagement Conference (Dates TBD): *
Thank You!
If you have any questions, please reach out to Krissy Kimura at krissyk@uw.edu
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