IPA Scotland Student Advertising Awards

We’re calling for young creative minds – strategists, technologists, designers and writers – to show their talents with a brand new competition for students looking to kickstart their career in advertising in Scotland.

Answer the brief to create an idea to tackle poor body confidence amongst teenagers in Scotland.

Enter as an individual or a team of two to impress our panel of top industry professionals and you could win a cash prize and an opportunity for a paid internship at an IPA for Scotland agency.

Agencies offering the opportunity for internships include:


Make the shortlist and you’ll get matched with an industry mentor to help you get your career in advertising off to the best start.

If your idea is the very best in the eyes of our judges you’ll win the competition Grand Prix and up to £1000 in hard cash.

So, get along to one of the briefings to find out all the details you need and don’t miss our workshops to help you refine your ideas.

Who can enter? 
Any student enrolled on a full-time, or part-time course in their final year of undergraduate or postgraduate study, or college equivalent,
at a university or college in Scotland in 2017.

Briefings (subject to demand)

28 November 2016, 6.30pm-7.30pm, Edinburgh

5 December 2016, 6.30pm-7.30pm, Glasgow 

Workshops (subject to demand)

16 January 2017, 6.30pm-7.30pm, Edinburgh

23 January 2017, 6.30pm-7.30pm, Glasgow

Entry deadline – 16 February 2017, 12.00pm

Shortlist announced – 28 March 2017

Winners announced – 11 May 2017, 6.30pm-8.30pm at IPA Scotland Members’ Reception

Work placements and mentoring – From June -September 2017

Before starting the form you will need to register on the IPA website as a 'Student'.  

The brief 

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