All submissions will be reviewed by a panel of expert UC academics and Adobe experts who will select prize winners based on skill and creativity.
A Faculty of Arts & Design study grant to the value of one-year tuition will be awarded to the student deemed to have created the best work across all categories. The Faculty study grant must be redeemed within 12 months following Year 12 completion and is subject to successful admission into a UC Arts and Design degree. The 1st place winner will also receive a $500 cash prize.
On offer are four Runner Up prizes which will be awarded to the winner of each remaining category (dependant on the winning submission category). Each remaining category winner will win a Faculty of Arts & Design study grant worth one semester of study. The Faculty study grant must be redeemed within 12 months following Year 12 completion and is subject to successful admission into a UC Arts and Design degree. Each winner will also receive a $300 cash prize.
Subcategory winners will win 1 of the following each: $200 cash, a 12-month Adobe student subscription, and a 1-hour mentoring session with an Adobe expert. The allocation of prizes will be decided depending on your chosen subcategory.
Highly commended category winners will share in Adobe merchandise plus $100 cash.
After entries close all submissions will be placed on the website for the public to vote for their favourite submission. The entry with the most votes across all categories will win a cash prize for the Peoples' Choice Award. There is no need to enter separately for this category.
Along with a cash prize from the Faculty of Arts and Design, this year, the People's choice award is proudly supported by Edii, where you will also receive the Edii Maker2Market online experience to deep dive into your brand and goals as a creative.
You can find out more about the Edii Maker2Market Online Experience here.
All prize winners, including People's Choice, will be revealed during the Faculty of Arts and Design Graduate Showcase. Winners will also be notified by email in the week following the announcement if they are not there on the day.