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A springboard for your talent: Domus Academy competition for scholarships

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Credits: Domus Academy

Domus Academy is launching a competition for scholarships to support new talents willing to pursue their studies in Design, Fashion, Business and Experience areas at one of most highly ranked Design school in Milan.

Following its essence as visionary, future-oriented, postgraduate Design school, Domus Academy has always been committed to supporting talents of the future throughout their journey. Domus Academy set scholarship programmes across the year aimed at rewarding the most talented and deserving students.

From 6th September to 6th October young talents will be able to apply for two types of competitions, either "project-based" or "portfolio-based", with the opportunity to obtain scholarships cover up to € 9000 of total tuition fee for the Academic Master and Double Award Master programmes starting in February 2024.

In the case of project competitions, applicants will submit works that responds to a specific brief regarding current and future thematic challenges that students might encounter during their Master Degree and professional career.

Credits: Domus Academy

Candidates to the Master in Business Design will be challenged to pick up and analyse a successful start-up in the innovation business scenario. Master in Fashion Design applicants will design imaginative reinterpretations of iconic garments from established international fashion brands. Candidates to the Master in Fashion Management will analyse and propose inventive solutions that address the operational, ethical, and economic aspects of managing both Fast and Slow Fashion brands. Aspirants to the Master in Interaction Design will invent innovative proposals that explore the application of AI in interaction design, such as concepts, applications, interfaces, or systems that leverage AI to enhance the human-machine interaction experience. Applicants to the Master in Interior & Living Design and the Master in Urban Vision & Architectural Design will be asked to design an Artist-in-Residence facility for artists to live, work, and exhibit in a shared model for tomorrow. Candidates to the Master in Luxury Brand Management will be challenged with the question: can sustainability and luxury coexist? Inviting them to explore how luxury brands can balance their rich heritage and lavish appeal with the imperative of sustainable practices. Applicants to the Master in Product Design will submit innovative and meaningful brewing equipment and tools for tea or coffee, such as tea or coffee pot, strainer, filter, along with the packaging. Master in Service Design candidates will propose inventive and feasible proposals that apply the principles and tools of service design to the public sector. Aspirants to the Master in Visual Brand Design will strive to create innovative visual advertisements that effectively communicate a brand’s commitment to sustainability. Master in Fashion Styling & Visual Merchandising candidates will design innovative and creative visual content that captures the essence of a chosen location, reflecting its unique culture, history or vibe, and seamlessly integrates it into the visual communication of an International fashion brand.

Alternatively, candidates to all master courses can apply to a portfolio competition and have the chance to gain scholarships cover up to € 5000 for Academic Master Degree programmes and up to € 5500 for Double Award Master programmes.

How to enter? All the competitions are available online on the website.

Credits: Domus Academy

Domus Academy began its activity in 1982 in Milan as one of the first post-graduate design schools in Italy, a place where the designers of the future can experience an open and interdisciplinary environment, working with visionary and avant-garde companies.

The BVA Doxa’s 2023 survey, conducted amongst Domus Academy graduates from all Academic Master’s programmes in 2021, revealed an employment rate of 96%* within the first year following graduation. The results from Domus Academy are remarkable in light of publicly available statistics.

Over the years, Domus Academy has received numerous awards and recognitions including the Compasso d'Oro Award for the quality of research and academic approach and the Special Badge of Excellence in Learning Experience from The Business of Fashion. It is included in the QS World University Rankings by Subject, Art & Design field, UI GreenMetric World University Rankings and THE Impact Rankings.

*Considering the ratio between total number of employed and total number of graduates in the same year (not considering alumni that have pursued their academic path and the ones not looking for any job).

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