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Are you a student pushing the boundaries of 3D printing? Are you experimenting with new applications for 3D printing and design, engaging your creativity and pushing materials to their limits?
The team at Shapeways is excited to support the next generation of 3D printing innovation through our Education Grant Program. Twice a year Shapeways will award printing credit to select student projects that expand, enhance and push the boundaries of 3D printing. Special consideration is given to student members of Shapeways crew.
How to submit:
You must be a current student at an accredited university enrolled in a degree program. If you applying with a group project select a member from your group to represent you in the application process. You must register for an account with a university email address on Shapeways.com. You must submit all requested materials by the final application date. The Shapeways Education Grant call for applications closes on December 1 for the fall semester and April 1 for the spring semester. Notification will be by email 2 weeks after the deadline.
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3D printing is accessible to everyone through easy-to-use 3D modeling tools and apps. If you don't know how to 3D model or want to create something quickly and easily, you can start with an image or drawing and convert it to a 3D model using our 2D to 3D app.
Shapeways and Skillshare have teamed up to bring you an Introduction to 3D Printing course taught by our very own Lauren Slowik. You'll learn how to model a 3D, hand-held, print-ready object from start to finish.
When you start 3D modeling be patient. Keep an eye on some details, like the texture your material of choice will have, and the effect of that in the aesthetics of your design. It's always a good idea to start slow, and take note of the information available in the Shapeways site and forums in order to avoid frustrations.