Student RGDs, Junior Affiliates & Prov. RGDs are invited to apply for DesignThinkers Scholarships

There are six $500 DesignThinkers Scholarships available, generously provided by Arcane, Blue Ant MediaDavisDesign de PlumeFusion Design Group and Pound & Grain.


The $500 Scholarships are available to help cover travel costs to attend the DesignThinkers Conference happening in Toronto on October 24-25, 2018. Free registration to the event will also be provided to Scholarship recipients.


To apply, Student RGDsProvisional RGDs or Junior Affiliate Members are invited to post a photo or video to Instagram, Twitter or Facebook sharing your “design truths". Yes, it's that simple! We want to hear what you believe to be true about design.

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. Priority will be given to Members who reside 100KM or more away from the location of the conference. Please note that those who have previously won DT Scholarships are not eligible to participate.


Deadline to apply: 11:59 Pacific Time on Tuesday, September 18, 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.

See reports from the 2018 VAN scholarship winners.

See reports from the 2017 Vancouver scholarship winners.

See reports from the 2016 scholarship winners.


If you have any questions about applying for a Scholarship, please contact Rebecca at .


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