Graduation Award Descriptions

The following is a list of the 2022 Graduation Awards. Criteria and instructions vary with each award, so please read carefully to determine which awards you may qualify to receive.

Important: If the award you wish to apply for requires you to download and complete an award-specific PDF application, please do so from this page or the 'which awards do I qualify for' page. Download, complete, then save the PDF in advance of moving onto the application process. You will not have the ability to download the specific PDFs from the application form page.

Note:

  • Only works on The Show Graduation Exhibition website or final productions submitted in the degree exhibition screenings are eligible for Graduation Awards.
  • Media Graduation Awards do not require an application.

Applications open beginning May 10.

Design Awards

DESIS Radical Sustainability Award | $500
Ecological Design Graduation Award | $500
ECU Graduation Award for Anti-Racism and Social Justice – Design | $500
ECU Health Design Award for Innovation | $500
Glenmore Custom Print + Packaging Award | $1,000
John C. Kerr Chancellor Emeritus Awards for Excellence in Design | $2,000
Van Gogh Designs Furniture + Wood Design Graduation Award | $1,000
WA Architects Ltd Master of Design Graduation Award | $2,000
The Wood Co-Op/Forestry Innovation Investment in Wood Design Industrial Design Graduation Award | $425

Fine Arts Awards

ECU Graduation Award for Anti-Racism and Social Justice – Visual Arts | $500
Emily Carr Alumni Association Graduation Award for Community Engagement | $675
John C. Kerr Chancellor Emeritus Awards for Excellence in Visual Arts | $2,000
Landon Mackenzie Graduation Award for Visual Arts | $500
Opus Art Supplies Graduation Award BFA | $1,000
Opus Art Supplies Graduation Award MFA | $1,500
Mary Plumb Blade Award | $975
The Chick Rice Award for Excellence in Photography | $1,250
Renée Van Halm + Pietro Widmer Graduation Award for Visual Arts | $1,000
Vancouver Art Attack Award for Excellence in Visual Arts | $1,500
Judith Warren Painting Award | $1,000

Media Arts Awards

Basically Good Media Lab Student Research Award | $500
Sophie Burnett Memorial Award | $575
John C. Kerr Chancellor Emeritus Awards for Excellence in Media Arts | $2,000
ECU Graduation Award for Anti-Racism and Social Justice - Media Arts | $500
The President’s Media Awards for Excellence – Best in 2D + Experimental Animation | $500
The President’s Media Awards for Excellence – Best in 3D Computer Animation | $500
The President's Media Awards for Excellence - Best in Media Installation $500
The President’s Media Awards for Excellence – Best in Film | $500
The President’s Media Awards for Excellence – Best in New Media + Sound | $500

Ready to Apply?

Be sure to note which awards require supporting documents and have all those ready before you begin the application process.