Rookie Awards 2019 | Education Scholarships

Flinders University / CDW Studios

Flinders University / CDW Studios are offering a 12 month Scholarship package for either the Bachelor of Creative Arts (Digital Media) Honours program or the Graduate Diploma in Digital Production for Entertainment Design. Look no further if you want to take your skills to the next level this year.

Round of applause for our sponsors


On behalf of the sponsors and judges, The Rookies would like to congratulate the following caetgory winners.


Dennis van Kessel


United Kingdom | Teesside University

When I was 16 I stumbled across online and realised that this passion I had for drawing could actually be turned into a potential career path. Ever since I have worked hard to make that dream a reality.

People's Choice

Brutout Samy


Belgium | Haute Ecole Albert Jacquard

I've always had a lot of creativity since I was young, since I never stoped creating things ...

Honorable Mentions

The following winners made a lasting impression on the judging panel and secured highly sort after Excellence Awards and Draft Selection badges.

fermin (Draft Selection) View Entry
antsrobinson (Excellence Award) View Entry
gabriellepehlivanides (Draft Selection) View Entry
lulucie (Draft Selection) View Entry
tayfurturkmenoglu (Rookie of the Year - Winner) View Entry
alextuma (Draft Selection) View Entry
mohitpanjikar (Draft Selection) View Entry
zzrock (Excellence Award) View Entry
kahzhuan (Excellence Award) View Entry
tayfurturkmenoglu (Excellence Award) View Entry
stephennjoto (Excellence Award) View Entry
marcelpou (Excellence Award) View Entry
marcelpou (Draft Selection) View Entry
glaubert (Excellence Award) View Entry
duncanli (Draft Selection) View Entry
aidenleejangyong (Excellence Award) View Entry
edwardyong95 (Draft Selection) View Entry
antsrobinson (Draft Selection) View Entry
jgrimaldo (Draft Selection) View Entry
zzrock (Draft Selection) View Entry
yongkhin (Draft Selection) View Entry
alextuma (Excellence Award) View Entry
peterdimitrov (Draft Selection) View Entry
nicholaslim (Draft Selection) View Entry
danielguevara (Excellence Award) View Entry
sayusuzuki (Draft Selection) View Entry
josepontes (Excellence Award) View Entry
fermin (Excellence Award) View Entry
pottetto (Draft Selection) View Entry
kahzhuan (Draft Selection) View Entry
yongkhin (Excellence Award) View Entry
joker3070 (Draft Selection) View Entry
glaubert (Draft Selection) View Entry
mikeybond777 (Scholarship - Winner) View Entry
josepontes (Draft Selection) View Entry
jonathanwenberg (Draft Selection) View Entry
tayfurturkmenoglu (Draft Selection) View Entry
jgrimaldo (Excellence Award) View Entry

Category Brief

In partnership Flinders University and CDW Studios have created a very unique study environment where you are being taught by an instructor who currently works as a professional in that industry. Our instructors are world class, and have experience freelancing and working for some of the world’s top entertainment providers and creators, such as Blizzard Entertainment, Rising Sun Pictures, Disney, Warner Brothers and Lego just to name a few.

One lucky artist will be selected to spend 12 months learning industry level skills at this amazing facility in Australia.


Applicants for this scholarship must:

  • include examples of visual effects and digital illustration work in entry.


  • Scholarship location: Adelaide Australia.
  • 12 month scholarship (fee waiver) for either the Bachelor of Creative Arts (Digital Media) Honours program or the Graduate Diploma in Digital Production for Entertainment Design program.
Flinders University / CDW Studios
Flinders University / CDW Studios
Flinders University / CDW Studios

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