Scholarships for the Masters of Design and Innovation 2020

9/05/2019 a 13/06/2019 - 00:00 a 18:00 - Masters of Design and Innovation

The creation of new products or services requires creative solutions in order to become a reality. Design and innovation have the strength and the potential to actively interfere in the context, to interact with the agents in society and to have a specific weight beyond an aesthetic vision.

The Masters of Design and Innovation at IED Madrid encourage and transmit to students the ability to acquire new approaches in how to manage businesses, position themselves in the market and improve the profitability of resources and investments.

Turn 2020 into a year full of experiences related to design and innovation. Obtain training through talks with the best professionals, immerse yourself in practical seminars, undertake projects in workshops, travel to the most cutting-edge cities in the world and much more.

There are two scholarships for each of the programmes and they cover 50% of the total course fee. The Masters for which we are announcing the competition for scholarships (starting in January 2020) 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

… We look forward to receiving your candidature!




Deadline for the receipt of works: Thursday the 13th of June 2019 at 18.00 h Madrid time (GMT+1).

Announcement of the winner: Thursday the 27th of June 2019 at 18.00 h Madrid time (GMT +1). The names of the winners will be published on www.mastersofdesignandinnovation.com

The deadline for applications has passed




  1. People of any nationality and origin may take part. It is important that students have an average/high level of spoken and written English for the proper follow-up of the classes.
  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 (two for each Master of Design and Innovation) 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 €10,150.
  7. To enjoy the fellowship, it is ESSENTIAL to register and pay the registration fee within 10 days from Thursday, 27th June, 2019, 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 10 days 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 January 2020 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 deadline to take part is Thursday the 13th of June 2019 at 18.00 h Madrid time (GMT +1).
  18. The jury will announce the winners on Thursday June 27th, 2019, at 18:00 h Madrid (CET). The  contest results will be published on www.mastersofdesignandinnovation.com
  19. Istituto Europeo Di Design, hereinafter IED, with tax identification number B-80813959, fiscal address at C/ Larra 14, 28004 Madrid, telephone number: 914480444, email: info@ied.madrid.es, pursuant to Article 13 of the European General Data Protection Regulation, EU 2016/679, hereby informs you that it processes the following personal information that you provide to it: Identification data, Academic and professional data, Data on personal circumstances. Said processing is undertaken with the sole purpose of managing your academic record, processing your enrolment, informing you about available courses, informing you about scholarship and grant programmes and managing your employment scholarship. Should you so wish, you have the right to access, rectify, cancel and object to any data processing that you do not want, for which purpose you must send a letter to the above-mentioned address or write to the email address: baja@madrid.ied.es, attaching a photocopy of your national identity card or foreigner identification number card and writing “Data Protection” in the subject line.
  20. 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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