Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in Design


The mission of the Vilcek Foundation is to raise public awareness of the outstanding contributions of foreign-born scientists and artists living and working in the United States. The foundation is accepting applications from young foreign-born designers for the 2013 Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in Design.

The Vilcek Foundation will award three prizes of $35,000 each to young designers who demonstrate outstanding early achievement.

Professionals in the following fields are encouraged to apply:

Graphic design: Visual communication including branding, identity, and packaging for print, digital, or the built environment.

Digital design: Computer-created visual and interactive multimedia from print to gaming to web-based communications.

Social design: Projects that address social issues to achieve more equitable and/or sustainable solutions at the humanitarian, community, or environmental level.

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