Student RGDs, Junior Affiliates & Prov. RGDs are invited to apply for $500 Scholarships for DesignThinkers Toronto 2018

There are five $500 DesignThinkers Scholarships available, generously provided by Arcane, DavisDesign de Plume, Fusion Design Group and Pound & Grain.


In addition to free registration that will be provided to Scholarship winners, they will receive a $500 Scholarships to help cover travel costs to attend the DesignThinkers Conference happening in Toronto on October 24-25, 2018. Scholarship winners will also have the opportunity to introduce a keynote speaker at the event.


To apply, Student RGDsProvisional RGDs or Junior Affiliate Members are invited to share your “design truth" on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter

Make sure to:

  • include your first and last name in the post
  • set your social media account to public or send RGD a private message to let us know you've posted
  • use the #rgdDT hashtag


Applicants will be assessed on the thoughtfulness of the truth you share and the creativity of it. Priority will be given to Members who reside 100KM or more away from the location of the conference. Applicants must be enrolled in a Canadian post-secondary institution or be a resident or citizen of Canada. Please note that those who have previously won DT Scholarships are not eligible to participate.


Deadline to apply: 11:59 Pacific Time on Sunday, September 9, 2018


Other Requirements

Scholarship recipients will be asked to contribute a report on their experiences at DesignThinkers to be posted on the RGD website and shared across RGD social media channels after the event.

See reports from the 2016 scholarship winners.

See reports from the 2017 Vancouver scholarship winners.


Interested in helping support young designers? If you are interested in sponsoring a Scholarship, email .