2021 General Info

Student Awards Open for entries: February 1 (add to Google Calendar)

Deadline: May 14 (add to Google Calendar)

  • Students at the undergraduate level (with less than one year of professional experience in design prior to enrolling as a student. (Student cannot be someone with work experience or postgraduate/master level);
  • Enrolled in at least a 2-year length program (part-time or full-time);
  • Students can be attending public and private institutions if listed as a designated learning institution by the Canadian Government or can be attending public institutions outside of Canada if the Student is a Canadian citizen.

Winners will receive $750 cash prizes as well as a free RGD Membership (either at the Student or Provisional RGD level).



Entro - Award for Placemaking Design

Forge Media + Design

Gravity Inc - Award for Social Good Design

Intent - Award for Accessible Design

Pivot Design Group - Award for Information Design

q30 design inc - Award for Brand Design


SLD - Award for Packaging Design (Series)


For information on becoming a sponsor, please contact .


Branding Partner