Eligibility

Digital Gardener-Lite is looking for high school students who are interested in a game-like college experience. Successful applicants can come from a variety of backgrounds and experience levels. Previous experience in research, design, or Minecraft is not required or expected. Instead, successful applicants will have a desire to learn and grow through the Digital Gardener-Lite experience. DG-Lite is especially interested in serving students who self-identify as belonging to a community or coming from a background that is underrepresented in the university environment, but all applications will be considered.

Applications will be accepted until the end of day August 20, 2021. 

Applicants must:

  • Be a high school student as of the Fall 2021 semester
  • Be from the South-Central Indiana region
  • Be able to reliably commute to and from the IU Bloomington campus all days of the program
  • Be willing and able to follow IU COVID safety guidelines while on the IU campus 

Applicants should:

  • Be motivated and responsible
  • Be able to work in a small group during periods with limited supervision
  • Have an interest in any of the following:
    • Digital games, tools, and/or technologies
    • Design, architecture, and/or creative production
    • Local/IU history and related research
    • Collaborative problem-solving and challenge-based activities

To apply or nominate a student, visit: https://tinyurl.com/digitalgardenerlite