11 JULY 2019.





James Dyson Award- International Design Award

The James Dyson Award is an international design award that encourages the next generation of design engineers to solves a problem throught an inventive ideai.

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Dyson Award run by the James Dyson Foundation, as part of its mission to Encourage a young people excited about design engineering.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Engineering
  • Product design
  • Industrial design

Required Languages


Eligible Countries

United Arab Emirates.

Program Period


  • National winners and finalists announced:19 September 2019.
  • Dyson engineers’ shortlist announced:17 October 2019.
  • International winner announced:14 November.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Current university students and graduates of engineering, product design and industrial design.
  • Who want to work alone, or who studied something else but have a brilliant idea you want to share, you can still enter as part of a team.
  • Team leader must have studied one of the qualifying subjects, and all team members must be (or have been within the last four years) enrolled for at least one semester in an undergraduate or graduate programme.
  • Include any research you’ve done into manufacturing costs and retail prices.

 Design Requirements:

  • Sustainable design.
  • The design uses intelligent engineering principles.
  • Idea available to commercially viable.
  • Project have a technical viability.
  • Product that people will want and can manufacture at a reasonable price.
  • Need to communicate the significance of your invention, but also how the product was developed and how you reached your final design.

Opportunity Cost


  • There is no application fee for participation.
  • The total award budget is £42,000 , which will be distributed between the below mentioned award categories։
  1. National winner:£2,000.
  2. International runners:£5,000.
  3. International winner:£30,000(and £5,000 for your university).

How to Apply

First Step: Register on website from here and upload documents proof that you’re a student or recent graduate in one of the qualifying subjects.

– Official documentation may include this:

  • Transcripts.
  • A signed letter from your professor or dean.
  • Dated class schedules.
  • Grade reports.

Second Step: Once registered, you’ll need to complete online form.

– A complete application for admission includes but NOT limited to:

  • Five images of the project, of up to 3MB each, including one feature image.
  • Early sketches.
  • CAD renderings.
  • Initial prototypes.
  • Image of the finished product (if you have one).
  • Videos less than 3 minutes long and show both the development process of the design and your prototype in action.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Aya Ellaban/ Egypt

Reviewed by” Soueilem Mohamed Lemine / Mauritania
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