October 19, 2021

Help advance the Husky Seed Fundan award that brings to life innovative ideas by students that are inclusive, impactful, and inventive to the UW. Gain valuable experience advancing and managing a program that will impact thousands of students at UW.

What types of student-led efforts would improve the overall Husky Experience? What would inspire students to create such a project and apply for funding? You be the judge! 

The Provost’s Office will provide the funding, basic structure, and guidance for HESAC members tolead and advance the Husky Seed Fund. In workgroups, members will: gain programmanagement, leadership, and financial management skills; help fellow Huskies by shaping how dollars impact their ideas;and receive coaching from Provost’s Office staff on how to include this experience on a resume, talk about it in person and apply lessons learned and skills gained going forward.

Apply here:  https://catalyst.uw.edu/webq/survey/katyd2/413536 

Deadline:   5:00 p.m., November 9, 2021 

Councilmember Duties 

This year the HESAC will be doing two things; selecting new projects and overseeing the projects selected in 2021; The Garden of Ideas, GeoDat: Interdisciplinary Hackathon and Huskies for Neurodiversity. Members will participate in both areas.  

To help you gauge the time commitment to HESAC, here is a schedule of activities:  

  • Bi-weekly whole group meetings – Tuesdays 3:30-5:30pm, on the Seattle Campus or via Zoom (your choice) 
    • Autumn Quarter 
      • November 23 
      • December 7 
    • Winter Quarter 
      •  January 11 & 25 
      • February 8 & 22 
      • March 8 & 29 
    • Spring Quarter 
      • April 5 *note shift*, & 19 
      • May 3, 17 & 31 
  • As needed – small group meetings between bi-weekly meetings
  • We are not able to flex meeting times, so please double-check your schedule to ensure you can attend at these times if you are selectedIf so, please place holds for these meetings on your calendar now. 

Student Advisory Councilmember Terms of Service:  

  • Councilmembers will serve 1-year terms, with a possible 1-year reappointment. 
  • Council members will review and award seed funding to peers. They will not be eligible to apply for seed funding in the year in which they serve. 

 Questions? Contact Katy DeRosier at katyd2@uw.edu