Creative Use of Technology Grants


interstices-programmingGot an idea that uses technology in a creative way? The DMC has money available for creative projects! Applications for the next round will be due in Fall of 2015.

The Digital Media Center and Homewood Student Affairs offer an annual grant program for students who can demonstrate a new and creative use of technology.

You need not to be an artist to make creative use of technology. Through this grant we hope to inspire creative interactions between humans and technology. Projects may range from inception through development of new processes, tools, interfaces, and static and interactive works of art.

Who can apply?

– Full-time students enrolled in the JHU Schools of Art & Sciences or Engineering.

– Student clubs or organizations based on the Homewood campus.

– Staff, faculty, and graduate student instructors who are integrating creative technology student projects into their teaching (Homewood campus).

Application Deadline

Check back for the Fall 2015 deadline.
Proposals should be emailed to

The application should contain:

  • Title of Project
  • Description of the project
  • Resume of the applicant/s
  • Anticipated barriers/challenges
  • Project timeline w/ milestones
  • Resources needed
  • Itemized project budget
  • Contact information

Note: We highly recommend contacting the Director of the Digital Media Center (410-516-4288, to discuss project idea before submitting a grant proposal.


A committee made up of Digital Media Center professional and student staff will review all of the proposals. The total amount of grant money available is $4,000 and the committee will try to fund several worthy projects. Proposals will be judged using the following criteria:

  • Creativity and originality of the idea – 35%
  • Integration of art and technology – 35%
  • Feasibility – 20%
  • Cost consciousness – 10%


Please take a look at some of the projects that have received funding in the past :