Innovative Design for Accessibility (IDeA) Student Competition
IDeACompetition - Accepting Submissions until Friday 19 April, 2019
Administered by Universities Canada, the Innovative Design for Accessibility (IDeA) student competition aims to inspire students to use their creativity to develop innovative, cost-effective and practical solutions to accessibility-related issues resulting in communities that are more accessible for persons with disabilities. Students who finish in first place will receive $5,000 and an all expenses paid trip to showcase their project at a national conference. There are also prizes for runners-up.
The objectives of the program are:
to create a culture of accessibility in Canada;
to motivate students to think about accessibility issues and to include accessibility in their creation of social and technological innovations now and in the future; and
to develop cost-effective, practical and innovative concepts, programs, initiatives or designs that address everyday accessibility issues.
The deadline for submissions is Friday April 19th at 11:59pm.
For full details and guidelines, please visit the following link: https://www.univcan.ca/programs-and-scholarships/innovative-designs-accessibility-competition/idea-competition-guidelines/