$1250 Scholarship Awards

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The team at DesignContest has decided to launch a scholarship program for aspiring designers in need of financial assistance.

DesignContest will award two $1250 scholarships per year to selected design students who submit an essay through our website.
In order to win a $1250 Scholarship, you need to strike us with your creativity, talent, and critical thinking by writing a well researched essay. Note that only the students who are enrolled in registered colleges, universities, and high schools can take part in this scholarship program.

Submit an essay
  • Read the requirements

  • Choose topic

  • Submit your essay

Example Topics

  1. 1 What makes top converting web pages.
  2. 2 Logo historical development and the future trend.
  3. 3 Graphic development software overview and the digital formats.
  4. 4 Print technology and its future.
  5. 5 How to build a brand.
  1. 6 Corporate rebranding - benefits, difficulties and costs.
  2. 7 Ways your website is driving customers away.
  3. 8 How to make your design sell itself.
  4. 9 10 marketing ideas to promote your restaurant locally.
  5. 10 Guide to promote your Real Estate business.

Now accepting submissions!

For the class of 2019 - 2020

Scholarship Details

  • Essay Requirements
  • Application
  • Deadline
  • Written in Academic English. Note:

    The essays written in other languages won’t be allowed to participate in the award selection.

    Must be responsive to one of the topics mentioned above.

    Incomplete entries won’t be allowed to take part in the scholarship program- should be 1500 - 2000 words long

    Original, inventive, informative (please, note, all the essays will be checked for plagiarism)

    Well-researched- Must be properly structured and formatted

    References and sources should be clearly defined.

  • Once you are ready to submit, email your work to [email protected] along with your:

    Full name

    Telephone number

    Mailing address.

    Proof of enrollment in to your educational institution.

    Completed essay in MS Word format.

  • All the submissions must be sent on or before March 15th, 2020

    The winners will be selected every spring and fall

    This is a semi-annual scholarship. Please submit only one entry per period. Don't forget to bookmark this page.


  • How can I verify that my essay was received?

    Within 48 hours, you'll receive a confirmation from our support manager.

  • Can I send my essay in before the deadline?

    Yes, of course. Just not after the deadline. The essays that fail meeting the deadline don't take part in the contest.

  • Do I need to include a bibliography or do I need to reference page numbers?

    No, that's not obligatory and is completely up to you.

  • What exactly is plagiarism?

    Plagiarism is the process of taking someone else's work or idea and pretending to be their owner. DesignContest is very protective of copyrights, that's why plagiarism won't be allowed to take part in the essay contest.

  • Can I write more that one topic on?

    No. One person is allowed to write an essay only on one topic.

  • How do I know if I am awarded the scholarship?

    Within 48 hours, you'll receive an email notification from our support specialist.

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