Scholarships and awards

View the wide variety of scholarships and awards available to students at the School of Design.

Victoria University scholarships

The Victoria University Scholarships Office have numerous scholarships available

They maintain the Scholarships Database, a comprehensive list of all available scholarships with criteria, value, tenure and closing dates. For best results when searching the database, keep the search terms broad.

The office welcomes enquiries from students and staff. Either email scholarships-office@vuw.ac.nz or drop in to 10 Kelburn Parade between 8.00am and 4.30pm.

School of Design awards

The School of Design has many awards on offer, a number of these are in association with industry and include the following:

PikPok Prize for Innovation and Excellence in Media Design (BDI)

Gibson Group Prize for Innovation and Excellence in Design for Social Innovation (BDI)

Frucor Prize for Industrial Design Excellence in Brand Fame

Howard Wright Prize for Innovation and Excellence in Industrial Design (BDI)

Weta Workshop 3D Printing Genius Award for Innovation and Excellence in 3D printing

Formway Design Award for the Best Project in the Master of Design Innovation

Empathy Design Award for Achievement in Design Research in the Master of Design Innovation

VicLink Award for the project with the most commercial potential

Henry Hughes Prize for Innovation and Excellence in Design - Design for Social Innovation

Henry Hughes Prize for Innovation and Excellence in Design - Industrial Design

Henry Hughes Prize for Innovation and Excellence in Design- Media Design

Henry Hughes Prize for Innovation and Excellence in Design - Master of Design Innovation

STUDiO Prize for First Year Design – Emergent Designer Award

Faculty of Architecture and Design Excellence Awards for Creativity in Design for Social Innovation

Faculty of Architecture and Design Excellence Awards for Creativity in Media Design

Industry awards

James Dyson Awards

Entries for 2018 are due by 20 July.

Thinking of entering? The Dyson group have put together some top tips to help your entry stand out.