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Frost*collective Partners with Shillington for Diversity in Design Scholarship + Mentorship in Sydney

We’re proud to announce Shillington is partnering with Frost*collective for a Diversity in Design Full Scholarship + Industry Mentorship opportunity in Sydney, providing a career-changing opportunity to aspiring designers from underrepresented groups.

As a collaborative commitment by both educators and employers, the scholarship strives to support and strengthen equity by cultivating diverse and inclusive representation in the design industry—within classrooms and beyond.

The winner will receive 100% off course fees for our Sydney full-time or part-time course starting in September 2021, followed by post-graduate mentorship.

In Sydney, Frost* will:

  • Select the winner with Shillington and a #Shillumni panel
  • Sponsor 50% of the full scholarship course fees
  • Provide post-graduate mentorship sessions

Interested in applying, or know someone who should? Find out more about both the Diversity in Design Full Scholarship + Industry Mentorship and Dive into Design Half Scholarship (open to everyone). Deadline: Monday, 19 July 2021.

Read on for an interview with Frost*collective.

For those who haven’t heard of Frost*collective, tell us who you are and what you do.

We are a strategic creative agency dedicated to designing a better world. We have dedicated specialist teams across branding, place and environments.

Why did Frost*collective decide to partner with Shillington for the Diversity in Design Scholarship?

Shillington is a globally recognised design educator, producing brilliant designers across the world. The decision to partner with them was a no brainer.

We are in business to make the world a better place through design. Every culture, background, gender, sexual orientation etc brings a different approach and outlook to design and problem solving which is essential in designing successful solutions for clients and the world.

Design has the power to transform, lives, businesses and the planet. A career in design is rewarding, full of exciting projects and visionary clients. The opportunity to kick start your career in design can be difficult and expensive, but this scholarship is a fantastic opportunity for those who maybe wouldn’t have had the chance to do so. We are proud to be a part of the program in Sydney.

What are you looking for in applications?

Someone who lives by our values—thoughtful, innovative, determined, entrepreneurial, effective.

What can the winner expect from the five mentorship sessions?

A genuine approach from our leadership team within the collective who have been in your shoes before. Clear, constructive career advice.

Anything else you’d like to share? 

Design, if harnessed correctly has the power to transform not just business, but the way that we live and the planet. Everything around us has been designed. As designers, we solve the problems of the world with empathy and creativity.

A career in design isn’t a job, being a designer is a way of life.

Huge thanks to Frost*collective for partnering with us, and sharing their thoughts.

Want to apply for the Diversity in Design Full Scholarship + Industry Mentorship in Sydney? Or know someone who should? Find out more and apply.

If you’re not eligible for this scholarship, Shillington is also offering Dive into Design Half Scholarships for September 2021 courses. Anyone and everyone can apply!

DEADLINE: Monday, 19 July 2021

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