Open call for Aalto University of Arts, Design and Architecture MA-students and Doctoral candidates. Work groups are also eligible.

Design Club scholarship aims to support projects that create new business opportunities in arts and design. This includes e.g. new innovations, product and service developments which promote the importance of art and design in business or have a wider impact on our society.

Design Club is a business network for companies led by the Design Museum Helsinki in cooperation with Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture. Scholarship is an essential part of its activities. Design Club will actively follow the supported projects and invite the awarded students to participate to its meetings and events.

Scholarship Criteria

Unique – outstanding solutions, service or product development

Implementation – utilisation of art and design in business or public services

Scalability – potential in business or society


The foundation will award maximum of 10 000 euros to one or more projects. Scholarship jury includes members from Aalto ARTS Foundation, Design Museum and Design Club.


For more information and applicant instructions, please visit: Design Club apuraha 15.01. - 07.05.2018 .