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Vectorworks, Inc. Announces Third Annual Vectorworks Design Scholarship

Students in design fields can win up to $10,000 US dollars as part of the Vectorworks Design Scholarship, now in its third year.

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Vectorworks, Inc., continues its push to support students with the announcement of its Third Annual Vectorworks Design Scholarship. Beginning 13 October 2016, current and recent graduates from across design disciplines are invited to enter for the chance to win up to $10,000.US dollars.

Across Design Disciplines—Expanded Academic Scheduling Accommodation

For this year’s competition the company has expanded the schedule for the submission  period to accommodate varying academic schedules worldwide. The prize scholarship also allows students to submit multiple projects. Submissions are due 15 July 2017.

01 - The 2017 Annual Vectorworks Design Scholarship.

01 – The 2017 Annual Vectorworks Design Scholarship.

“We greatly value the unique experiences and backgrounds of the next generation of designers,” said Alice Lowy, marketing director at Vectorworks. “With this in mind, we established this program three years ago to reward talented students and to support their academic endeavors in the classroom and beyond so that they can kick-start their careers.”

Submission Requirements

To apply, students must submit their best individual or group project and answer three questions in 150 words or less each. Eligible students must be enrolled in an accredited design program and registered for six or more credits or have graduated during the 2015 or 2016 school term. A notable panel of judges will evaluate submissions based on design integrity, originality, the effective use of computer technology and communication of design vision. Winners will be revealed on Friday, 18 August 2017.

The 2015 Vectorworks Design Scholarship received more than 2,000 entries and awarded 15 scholarships to individuals across the architecture, landscape and entertainment design fields in Austria, Belgium, Canada, China, Germany, Hong Kong, the Netherlands, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

Benno Schmitz from the Beuth University of Applied Sciences Berlin won the Richard Diehl Award for his project, The Museum of Contemporary Arts in Bonn. Vectorworks, Inc., has awarded more than $90,000 in scholarship funds to date.

To apply to the Vectorworks Design Scholarship or to learn more visit here.