Student assistants working in the VPCIO area: Want to develop cutting-edge skills, learn problem-solving techniques or work on professional development?
The UBIT Innovative Technologies Award supports learning opportunities in transformative technology and innovation in digital environments. Two annual awards of up to $500* each are given for professional development or learning experiences designed to enhance UBIT Student Assistants’ technical, leadership and problem-solving capacities.
Past recipients have been awarded funding for:
Students must meet the following criteria for eligibility:
In addition, a student may only be awarded if:
UBIT employee mentors may be available to assist with the application and project implementation stage. Mentoring availability will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis, and will depend on the nature of the project and available resources. Please contact email@example.com for more information about mentoring.
Applicants should not use work hours in the VPCIO area to complete the application process or associated project.
*Taxes will automatically be taken out of the award check. The total award amount is subject to applicable taxes. Consult with your tax advisor if you have questions.