Expanding post-secondary XR innovation
This funding opportunity is open to higher-education institutions across the globe.
Institutions eligible for funding are those creating or growing their courses and programs for teaching XR development and/or leveraging real-time 3D technology to develop innovative educational content and experiences.
Submissions are accepted from institutions, departments, libraries, innovation centers, programs, or course-based projects at any higher-education institution.
Special consideration will be given to institutions and programs that serve underserved student populations or whose innovative educational content is designed to reach underserved learners.
Applications are welcomed from Monday, April 25, 2022 at 12:00 am PT through Wednesday, June 15, 2022 at 11:59 pm PT. Note that dates and times are indicated in Pacific Time.
All applications submitted will be reviewed. If additional information is required, we will reach out directly. Only applicants selected to receive Higher Ed XR Innovation Grant funding will be notified, from August 1–10, 2022.
Funding will be awarded based on the following criteria:
- Inclusion – The leadership team is demographically diverse. The program primarily serves, uplifts, or includes beneficiaries from underserved groups.
- Impact – The program has wide reach in the number of students and/or educators engaged over the course of the grant period.
- Viability – The project’s scope is realistic and achievable. The right people and infrastructure are in place to accomplish the project’s goals.
- Innovation – The project explores creative use of real-time 3D and immersive technology.
Please review the FAQ section below for additional information.