Funding: Apply by Feb 20 for the Alaska Airlines Environmental Innovation Challenge

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Form a team. Shape the future. Maybe the idea came to you in a class, lab, studio, or on a hike. Whatever the source, the Alaska Airlines Environmental Innovation Challenge student competition is the place to use your skills to create innovative solutions to our pressing environmental problems. Bring your idea or capstone project to life!

Apply Here: https://app.reviewr.com/s1/site/eic18
Deadline: February 20

The top 21 teams from the Screening Round advance to the Challenge on March 29, at Seattle Center Exhibition Hall.

Additional Resources and Opportunities to Support Your Team

Examples of Past Entries
So you want to enter, but you feel like the business part is intimidating—We can help! All students are invited to come by our office in Dempsey Hall 227 to view past entries. Bring a notepad and any questions you might have. And definitely review the rules beforehand under the “Entry Requirements” tab. There are also a few examples on the EIC website under the “Judging Criteria” tab.

2017 EIC Photo Diary
What is the competition experience like? Take a look at the photo diary from the 2017 EIC and read what students just like you had to say.

Drop-in or Stream Resource Nights
Attend, live-stream, or watch the recording of Resource Nights, covering various aspects of creating a startup venture, from idea generation to legal issues to raising capital. The classes are recorded and streamed live each Tuesday night starting at 6:00 pm during winter quarter.

MentorConnect
A virtual platform where you can connect with professionals who are happy to advise you. Use your UW student ID.

Questions?  Email Lauren Brohawn at brohal@uw.edu.

Funding: Scholarship Fair, 1/25 2-5:30, MGH Commons

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Join us for the 2018 Scholarship Fair on Jan. 25, 2pm-5:30pm in Mary Gates Hall! This event is an opportunity for UW students and alumni to learn about and explore the variety of scholarships, fellowships, and other funded programs to consider for undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate years. Program representatives from over 25 UW, local, national and international organizations, agencies, departments, etc. will be tabling, as well as offering information sessions throughout the day. Continue reading

Funding: Scholarship Fridays

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SCHOLARSHIP FRIDAYS – a weekly series of information sessions about scholarship search and application tips.  Learn more about Mary Gates Scholarships on Jan. 12, Feb. 9 and Mar. 9.  “Getting Started with Scholarships” will be offered all other Fridays during Winter quarter.  Fridays, 1:30-2:20 PM in MGH 171.

Events: Applications open for 2018 Science and Technology Showcase

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Applications are now OPEN for the 2018 Science and Technology Showcase (STS) hosted by the Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship and the Science and Engineering Business Association. Both undergraduate and graduate students with science or technology-based ideas that have commercial potential are invited to participate.

Students will deliver their pitch to a panel of judges that includes prominent entrepreneurs from the Seattle business community. Cash prizes will be available in a wide variety of categories. Previous STS winners have gone on to successfully launch start-up companies.

  • Apply hereby December 18, 2017. More information can be found at uwseba.com/sts
  • Showcase: January 18, 2018 in Anthony’s Forum (Paccar Hall)
  • Questions? Contact Renae Cruz at membership@uwseba.org

Funding: 2018 Bonderman Fellowship application open

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The 2018 Bonderman Fellowship application is now available!
Deadline: January 8, 2018, 12 noon (PST)

The 2018 Bonderman Travel Fellowship application is open! This fellowship offers University of Washington graduate/professional and undergraduate students (from the Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell campuses) an opportunity to engage in independent exploration and travel abroad. Continue reading