11 May 2020






Young Package invites designers from all around the world to create a modern packaging for personal care that is sustainable and contributes to improving the quality of life at the same time. The world’s largest contest of its type is organized by Czechdesign for Model Group and is awarded EUR 6,200 prizes in total. Moreover, it allows participants to compare their designs in international competition and get an appraisal from distinguished industry experts.

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Model Young Package is an international competition in packaging design. Since its foundation in 1996, the Model Young Package competition has achieved an international reputation and a distinctive position among competitions for young designers. Every year, several hundred participants from the whole world send their entries. Model Young Package focuses on packages made of paper. The competition was founded to invite students and creative people, and challenge them to create designs of corrugated and smooth cardboard or other paper materials widely used in packaging design.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Design

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

The award ceremony will be held in September 2020 in Prague, Czech republic.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • The entries have to fall into one of the following categories: medicines and pharmaceuticals, nutrition supplements (e.g. vitamins, teas), medical supplies, cosmetics (decorative and facial, perfumes, etc.) and sanitary supplies (e.g. handkerchiefs, feminine hygiene, diapers).
  • The artwork must not contain any real drugs, medicines, nutritional supplements or their imitations. they only accept prototypes of empty paper packaging. Violation of this condition is a reason for disqualification.

Participants can enter the following categories

  1.  High school – Students of secondary schools and colleges (tertiary professional schools)
  2.  Unlimited – University students and designers of any age
  • Participants’ artwork will be accepted if they have previously registered via the online registration form.
  • The contestant submits their artwork as a functional model in a measuring scale of 1:1, the work must be a functional prototype, if it is openable, it must be able to open. The model must be made in high quality, taking into consideration the possibility of the artwork being used for representation and exhibition purposes.


The competitor does not attach any portfolio to their work, only the packaging itself will be included in the evaluation.

The works submitted in the form of a sketch, on a CD or in a portfolio are excluded from the evaluation.
There is no entry fee. Costs for making of the artwork and postage are paid by the participant. The artwork does not returnto the contestants and it remains in the archive of the competition Promoter.

Opportunity Cost


There is a total of 6,200 EUR (~ 160,000 CZK) in cash prizes prepared for the winners. For one chosen there is also a great opportunity for three weeks of a paid internship in the Model Obaly Innovation Center.

The prizes of the Unlimited – Universities & Designers category

  • 1st place 2000 EUR.
  • 2nd place 1200 EUR.
  • 3rd place 800 EUR.

The prizes of the High Schools – secondary schools and tertiary professional schools category

  • 1st place 1200 EUR.
  • 2nd place 600 EUR.
  • 3rd place 400 EUR.

Special prizes will also be awarded:

  • The Model Obaly Innovation Center Prize
  • The Marketing Jury Prize

How to Apply

First Step: Register via the online registration form, from here

Second Step: The artwork needs to be sent by post on the address of the Organiser:

CZECHDESIGN, Vojtěšská 3, 110 00, Prague 1, Czech Republic

1- The artwork may also be handed in person, but only on the closing date between 14:00 and 18:00 at the same address.

2-This is an item sent to the international competition Model Young Package and its value for customs purposes is
a maximum of EUR 10.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Rowan Adel Zaghloul/ Egypt

Reviewed by” Hager Darwish/ Egypt
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MARJ3 Scholarships team