International Academy of Design & Technology Announces Interactive Scholarship Competition

November 10, 2011

IADT Design Challenge scholarship competitionSCHAUMBURG, IL (November 10, 2011) – The International Academy of Design & Technology (IADT) today announced the IADT Design Challenge, a nationwide scholarship competition. Two winners and 10 runners-up each will earn scholarships to IADT. Submissions for the Challenge will be accepted from Nov. 10 through Dec. 10 via the Design Challenge tab on the college’s Facebook page at  

IADT invites designers and aspiring designers to create and submit a banner ad representing one of the four following IADT programs: Internet Marketing, Information Technology, Retail Merchandise Management or Web Design and Development. Following approval of their submissions, entrants’ designs will be open for voting by the public through the year’s end. Public voting on Facebook through Dec. 31 will determine the 24 finalists, so entrants are encouraged to share their entries with friends via the social network.  Users can vote once each day and do not have to be students to vote. Winners will be selected from among the finalists by a panel of IADT judges.

Anyone who has graduated or expects to graduate from high school (or has earned a GED or expects to earn a GED) prior to July 1, 2012, and is a legal resident of the United States is eligible to enter the competition, including both non-students and current IADT students (this opportunity is not available to residents of Puerto Rico, Texas, and where prohibited by law). Each entry must include the IADT logo, a headline and call to action, along with the entrant’s creativity and unique design. Two first-place winners will be selected to each receive $5,000 scholarships to IADT, while 10 runners-up will be chosen to each receive $1,000 scholarships to the college. For more details as well as the full rules and eligibility requirements, visit the Design Challenge tab on IADT’s Facebook page at  

About the International Academy of Design & Technology
With more than 30 years as an established institution, the International Academy of Design & Technology offers students a hands-on education with experienced faculty dedicated to providing students with the necessary skills, knowledge, support and guidance to pursue fulfilling career opportunities in the design, technology and business fields. IADT has nine campuses in Chicago, Detroit, Las Vegas, Nashville, Orlando, Sacramento, San Antonio, Seattle and Tampa. Students also can earn their degrees 100% online at IADT-Online. Degree programs vary by campus and include Web design and development, fashion design, graphic design, retail merchandise management, information technology, game production, Internet marketing and more. The schools are accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS). ACICS is a national accrediting agency recognized by the United States Department of Education. Find disclosures on graduation rates, student financial obligations and more at IADT cannot guarantee employment or salary and is part of Career Education Corporation network of schools (NASDAQ: CECO). For more information, visit