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May 18, 2009
Graphic design students get crack at scholarship

The International Academy of Design & Technology, which has a campus in Sacramento, is among the design schools nationwide accepting submissions from aspiring graphic design students.

The students are competing for a $25,000 tuition scholarship and the opportunity to work with DC Comics on a upcoming marketing campaign for "Absolute Justice," which features some of the most popular DC Comics characters.

Entries must be submitted by June 8 to one of the 11 IADT schools nationwide or to Brooks Institute, Brown College, Collins College or Harrington College of Design.

The first round of judging will be conducted by faculty and staff at each college campus, and the 15 preliminary winners will be chosen by June 19. The final round, which will include judges from DC Comics, will be held in July in San Diego.

A local winner will be selected from each campus, and all 15 will receive a $5,000 tuition scholarship to the sponsoring school of their choice. The winners also get a free trip to SoCal to see the winner crowned.

Contest applications are available by clicking here. Or you can contact the Sacramento IADT campus, 2450 Del Paso Road: (916) 285-9468.

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