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Designers in Residence: Scholarship

Closing Date 15.11.2023

The town of Pforzheim invites young international designers to Pforzheim for three months as part of its scholarship program.

In total there will be three scholarships. Of all applications, the three best will be considered. The scholarship includes use of fully equipped workshop and coworking workplaces in the EMMA Creative Center in Pforzheim and free accommodation for the period of three months.

As required, it will also be possible to use the workshop facilities of the Pforzheim University of Applied Sciences. In addition, each scholarship holder will receive a monthly support of 1,000 euros together with travel costs for the journey from and back to home. A special allowance will be made available for material costs. During the scholarship, there is the opportunity


Who can Apply

The scholarship program is directed towards young international designers in the areas of jewellery, fashion, accessories, industrial and communication design as well as other design disciplines. Applicants must have completed studies at an university of applied sciences or university, must either not be older than 35 years or must have completed their studies not longer than two years ago. To apply, a proposal for a project that can be implemented during the scholarship must be submitted. Interdisciplinary project proposals are welcome.

Language skills in German or English are required.


How to Apply:

Please hand in your application online here.

The application must be made in English.

After a scholarship has been granted a further application is not permitted.

There are no registration fees.

The deadline for applications: Wednesday, November 15, 2023, 23:59 CET.

Confirmation of a scholarship will be made mid-December 2023.

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