De Groote Sociëteit, an Arnhem Gentlemen’s club, in collaboration with the department of Product Design Arnhem, annually grants a prize of €4000,- to one of the graduates of the department. The Groote Sociëteit Stipendium supports young and gifted graduates that combine conceptual innovation and idealism with practical entrepreneurship. The stipendium is meant to realize plans and projects by ways of coaching, learning and financial support. Plans and projects can be related with the field of professional design in its width: accessories, interior, social research, public space, scenario development and material innovation. The amount of € 4000, - can be spent on the development of new work, research, the costs of prototypes and projects at home or abroad.
Nominees for the Groote Sociëteit Stipendium 2013
Anne Vaandrager, Juliette Huygens and Nienke Voorintholt.
Judith Wehmeyer, Laurens van Wieringen, Paul Langendonk, Michiel van Drunen, Hans de Hartogh, Tjeerd Veenhoven, Floris Schoonderbeek.