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GDC National Scholarship Now Accepting Applications

GDC offers amazing scholarship and mentorship opportunities for students. Recipients receive scholarship awards that are applied directly to their tuition fees. Scholarship amounts range between $250 and $2,000. The winning students are profiled on the GDC national website, the national e-newsletter, and also receive prominent coverage in Canada’s national design media. Gain the recognition you deserve!

There are a variety of scholarship opportunities to choose from: Read more…

Salazar Awards 2015 are coming!

Salazar Awards website is currently under construction – but I thought I’d let you all know that
the deadline for entries is Wednesday May 6th.

You are welcome to ready submissions of Print, Branding, Interactive and Video/Motion work for entry.
I will keep you posted with further information.

3M National Student Fellowship: Call for Nominations

The Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE) and 3M Canada are proud to announce the Call for Nominations for the 2015 3M National Student Fellowship.

The 3M National Student Fellowship honours up to ten students who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in their lives and at their college or university. These students embrace a vision of quality education that enhances their academic experience and beyond. Read more…

Molson Prizes: $50,000

Two Canada Council for the Arts Molson Prizes, in the amount of $50,000 each, are awarded annually to distinguished individuals (one in the arts and one in the social sciences and humanities). The prizes are intended to encourage continuing contributions to the cultural and intellectual heritage of Canada.

The prizes are funded by an endowment from the Molson Foundation, and they are administered by the Canada Council for the Arts in cooperation with the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC). The recipients are chosen by a peer assessment committee, which is appointed jointly by the Canada Council and the SSHRC.

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Jim Rimmer Scholarship: Call for Entries

The Jim Rimmer Community Scholarship for Design Award is an exciting opportunity for students to submit a completed project (or one currently in progress) for a community program, a non-profit, or an environmental or social cause. Students who are currently enrolled in a design program in British Columbia or who have graduated within the past year (Fall 2013/Spring 2014) are eligible. Scholarships will be awarded on the strength the solution, and how effectively it communicates a message, benefits a community, affects action and promotes change.

Scholarships Awarded:
Two $1,000 scholarships from Hemlock Printers Ltd.

Submission Deadline: Monday, November 17, 2014 (4:00 pm)

more details here

Fessenden-Trott Scholarship

Available only once every 4 years to eligible BC post-secondary institutions, the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC) offers a scholarship valued at $9000.  KPU students who have completed their first year of a degree program on a full-time basis and have attained high academic standing, may submit an application to the Student Awards and Financial Assistance office by May 20, 2014 for review and consideration.  Information and instructions for applying, are available at:

Inquiries may also be forwarded directly to or to Teresa McLeod at

Sappi Grant Program: Ideas that Matter

More than a dozen years ago Sappi North America— the maker of McCoy, Opus, Somerset and Flo — established the Ideas that Matter grant program to recognize and support designers who use their skills and expertise to solve communications problems for a wide range of charitable activities. Read more…

Update: GDC Salazar Awards

The annual Salazar awards are coming up!  Start getting entries ready now.
Deadline will be announced soon.

More details here

GDC National Scholarship Awards 2014

GDC is offering some amazing scholarship and mentorship opportunities for students.  The deadline for submissions is Monday April 7.

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Scholarship: Fessenden-Trott

The Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC) is pleased to announce the FESSENDEN­-TROTT SCHOLARSHIP

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