The RGD announces 2021 Trailblazer Award Winners

The Student Trailblazer Awards launched this year as part of the RGD’s Student Awards program to recognize and support students from underrepresented and marginalized communities.


After reviewing over 80 entries, the judges have chosen four Winners and two Honourable Mentions. All selected entries will receive Award Certificates, with cash prizes of $1,000 awarded to Winners and $500 to Honorable Mentions. Selected winners will also receive recognition through the RGD's communication channels reaching over 60,000 industry professionals. 




Honourable Mentions


Click here for more information on the winners, their submissions and comments from the Judges. 


The 2022 Student Awards will open for submission in January 2022 with a deadline of May 20. Students enrolled in graphic design and related programs across Canada are welcome to apply. The program will distribute more than $20,000 in cash prizes in recognition of excellence.
Thank you to our judges for evaluating the entries, industry sponsors for supporting the Awards program and to all the students who applied.