Student XR Fund

Students use the HololensThis competition is for students who are passionate about virtual and augmented reality and have an idea for an innovative application using these new technologies.

  • A maximum of $1,000 will be awarded per team. 
  • Funds can be used in any way you want: buy equipment, hire a developer, or pay yourself and your team.
  • All UM students (undergrad and grad) are eligible to apply
  • Teams will be given preference (individual applicants will be considered)
  • Interdisciplinary collaborations will be given preference
  • All teams must have at least one UM student, but may also include students from other universities as well

Resources and Events

All awarded teams have access to:

Kickoff: Students are expected to show up for the kickoff meeting. 

Equipment: When possible, teams will be given access to key partners who can provide access to equipment and tools

Showcase: All funded projects will produce a demo video and participate in an event at the end of the semester to showcase your applications to the UM community. 

How To Participate

  • Awards will be granted twice per year (Fall and Spring semesters).
  • Approx. 5 to 7 teams will receive awards
  • All funds will be distributed directly to the team lead

Key Dates, Fall 2022: 

Applications Due: October 11th 2022 at 5 pm


Email Kim Grinfeder


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