Supporting Design Education
The Society of Graphic Designers of Canada Vancouver Island Chapter (GDC VI)Scholarship Awards are Vancouver Island’s pre-eminent educational awards, funded by GDC VI initiatives and coordinated by the GDC VI. Since 1956 the GDC has been dedicated to improving graphic design standards and practice in the workplace. The GDC VI Professional Scholarship Award and Student Scholarship Award were initiated in 2008. The professional Scholarship Award was created to encourage and support Professional Members to continue their education by attending conferences, classes or seminars. Designers from Vancouver Island, who are GDC Professional Members (FGDC or CGD) in good standing, are invited to apply for the GDC VI Professional Scholarship Award. Aspiring designers from Vancouver Island who are full-time students and student members enrolled in 2-, 3-, and 4-year graphic design programs returning to continue their studies, are invited to apply for the GDC VI Student Scholarship Award.