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Creativity and big ideas can come from anywhere.

Creativity and big ideas can come from anywhere.

A 12-week creative thinking course where you'll learn about great ideas, commercial creativity and how to create good ads.

This is the course that will break you into an industry of ideas.

AWARD School is a globally recognised short course for aspiring creatives. Run by the Australasia Writers and Art Directors Association, AWARD School is held outside of work hours and no experience is required to join.

AWARD School lecturers and tutors include some of the industries most talented minds.
 

APPLICATIIONS

2021 applications are now closed, good luck.everyone.
 

HOW DO I APPLY?

You will be asked to respond to four questions:

Why are you applying for AWARD School?
Find a bad print ad and make a better print ad for the same product/service
Create a print ad according to brief 1
Create a print ad according to brief 2
Applications close on the 25 February at 5:00pm in your state. The online program closes at 5:00pm AEDT.
 

ELIGIBILITY

If you identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent on the application form, you will automatically be considered for the AWARD School Indigenous Scholarship Program. All scholarship and non-scholarship applicants must be awarded a position on merit via a panel of industry judges before a Scholarship /acceptance can be awarded. All applications are blind judged and must adhere to the full T&Cs.
 

FEE

$2,200 including GST per person
Hardship requests will be taken into consideration. Please contact us for more information.
 

JUDGING APPLICATIONS

Applications for the online program will be judged along with the partnering state/city.
 

LECTURES & TUTORIALS

Lectures will be shared via the AWARD School online platform. 
Tutorials will be held online on a Thursday night by the appointed online program tutors. Timezones will be taken into consideration.
 

FOLIO JUDGING

The online students will be judged during the same judging session as the metro students by the relevant state.
 

IN-PERSON EXPERIENCES

Students are invited to the following experiences that are held in the relevant metro area:

Information Night: 10 February 2021
Week 0: 22 March 2021
Graduation Night: August 2021
 

WINNER WINNER CHICKEN DINNER

Winners are selected within each State, regardless of whether they are from the Online or Metro Program. 

The AWARD School Committee reserves the right not to award a State/Territory winner if the final body of work presented is not representative of the standard and quality that AWARD School is known for. This is to avoid winners by default in States/Territories where we have a very small number of applicants.
 

TERMS & CONDITIONS

2021 T&Cs listed here
 

QUESTIONS

Still have a question? Please contact Simone Goldstein simone@adcouncil.org.au or Bec White rebecca@adcouncil.org.au

 

Learn more about AWARD School