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Scholarships for the Masters of Design and Innovation 2019

12/06/2018 a 12/07/2018 - 18:00 a 12:00 - Masters of Design and Innovation

Step one: motivation! Step two: portfolio ready! Step three: take part! We are pleased to announce that the scholarships for the Masters of Design and Innovation 2019 are here.

Programmes aimed at creative minds from all over the world who are seeking the knowledge and skills that will allow them to become the protagonists of change. Through lectures, seminars, workshops, trips and projects in collaboration with companies, you will live an unforgettable year full of experiences related to design and innovation.

There are two scholarships for each of the programmes (starting date of the master in January 2019) and they cover 50% of the total course fee. The Masters for which we are announcing the scholarships are:

Master of Communication Design Labs

Identify challenges and opportunities in the new paradigm of communication

Master of Product Design Labs

Materialise your ideas by applying creative innovation to materials and fabrication processes

Master of Strategic Design Labs

Transform visionary ideas into innovative projects and business opportunities

Don't think twice, we look forward to receiving your portfolio!




Deadline for receipt of works: at 6 PM Madrid time (GMT +1) on Thursday, 12 July 2018.

The announcement of the winner: at 6 PM Madrid time (GMT +1) on Thursday, 19 July 2018.
The winners will be published at www.mastersofdesignandinnovation.com/news




All documents must be sent in English, the language of the master's degree courses.

The deadline for applications has passed.




  1. People of any nationality and origin may take part. It is important that students have an average level of spoken and written English for the proper follow-up of the classes. There are some activities, case studies or lectures given in Spanish with simultaneous translation.
  2. Dynamics of the contest. Participants will have to fill in the contest entry form attaching their CV, cover letter, and portfolio.
  3. Each candidate may compete only once, for a single master of the Masters of Design and Innovation. Candidates who apply for scholarship  for more than one master will be disqualified.
  4. The scholarships will be awarded subject to discretion, based on the documentation received and the candidate’s potential development. The jury will be made up of professionals from the IED Madrid. The preselected applicants will be contacted for a brief interview in person, by phone or via skype.
  5. Awards. The winners will be awarded with a scholarship that covers 50% of the course fee for the master they have chosen. In the event that the organization considers that neither of the applicants is adequate, may declare the prize null and void.
  6. The scholarships (two for each Master of Design and Innovation) cover 50% of the course fee, in the amount of €10,000.
  7. To enjoy the fellowship, it is ESSENTIAL to register and pay the registration fee within 10 days from Thursday, 19th July, 2018, date of announcement of the winners. For the Master of Strategic Design Labs, Master of Communication Design Labs and Master of Product Design Labs the amount of the registration fee is €.4,000.
  8. General rules. To know and follow the rules contained in the General Rules of the IED Madrid, as well as to accept and sign the specific rules for interns within two weeks after the announcement of the scholarship winners.
  9. The winners must study the entire Master at the IED Madrid,  and will lose the scholarship if they transfer to another location.
  10. Minimum of 85% class attendance.
  11. The scholarship winners must actively take part to all special and multidisciplinary projects as proposed by the school: presentation events, tutored competitions and workshops.
  12. The scholarship winners must to take part actively to the documentation of the activities of the master, blog maintenance, description of travels, workshops, lectures, etc.
  13. In the event that the master doesn’t reach the minimum number, the scholarship winner will lose it.
  14. Not attending the course in the 2019 academic year will lead to the loss of scholarship. Under no circumstances, the scholarship will be transferred into cash.
  15. Not complying with any of these terms and conditions will disqualify the winner, who will lose the scholarship.
  16. Winners agree to have their personal data (name and surnames) published in the Newspoint  newsletter and other promotional materials of the IED.
  17. The jury will announce the winners on Thursday July 19th, 2018, at 18:00h Madrid (CET). The  contest results will be published on www.mastersofdesignandinnovation.com
  18. Participation in this competition implies the acceptance of these terms and conditions.

*These rules are assumed to be correct, unless there are any typos.


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