Veer supports emerging design talent in Canada
Veer scholarship winners announced
June 18, 2007 - The Society of Graphic Designers of Canada (GDC) recently announced the winners of the 2007 GDC National Scholarships. Veer sponsors two of these student scholarships awarded to Canadian students to aid in their pursuit of study in graphic design. Now in its fifth year, this annual competition is open to GDC student members completing or returning to continue a program of design study.
We congratulate this year’s recipients of the Veer scholarships:
$1,500 Veer Scholarship
York University/Sheridan Institute, Toronto, ON
$1,000 Veer Scholarship
Vincent de Vera
Capilano College, North Vancouver, BC
See the winning entries by Oleksandra and Vincent.
The purpose of these scholarships is to recognize emerging excellence in design achievement and to encourage students to explore their creative talents as they get closer to professional practice.
Administered by the GDC, students submit grade transcripts, a letter of endorsement from a design educator, a personal letter discussing their experience with design and reasons for applying, and one project that exemplifies their abilities and potential including a description of the project’s requirements and a detailed rationale. The submissions were reviewed by a panel of judges including professional members of the GDC, Societé des graphistes du Québec (SGDC), and International Council of Design Associations (ICOGRADA).
In addition to sponsoring the GDC National Scholarships, Veer also supports the Veer Student Scholarship for Photography through the Art Director's Club (ADC) in New York.
Veer makes it easier to be creative with an affordable selection of creative stock photography, stock illustrations, fonts and creative merchandise. Veer provides an uncomplicated shopping experience that lets customers stay focused on their creative work. Its visual elements help people add style to business, marketing and personal design projects from websites and blog posts to business presentations and ad campaigns. Veer hosts the Veer Ideas community where creatives can set up personal profiles, read the latest design news on the Skinny blog and post on the community blog, the Fat. Veer is a Corbis Corporation brand and serves its global customer base through its website at veer.com.
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