Your complete submission needs to be received on Wednesday 9 September 2020.

To participate, you need to have obtained a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree from the Amsterdam University of the Arts between 1 September 2019 and 31 August 2020.

You can find all the details in the  AHK Graduation Prize Regulations (PDF).

What to send
The entry must consist of the following documents, labelled with clear numbers and titles:

  1. overview of details: the student’s name, address, telephone number(s), email address, date of birth, name of the study programme, title of the graduation work, graduation date; names and email addresses of supervisors and authors of the letters of recommendation, link(s) to profile on the graduates website and/or LinkedIn (or you could include a document with your CV);
  2. the graduation work itself (insofar as possible), in the form of a text, video, photo, script, audio, images and/or scale models;
  3. proof of the date of graduation (e.g. copy of the degree certificate);
  4. motivation from the candidate, which should be maximum one A4 page, with a brief summary of the graduation project, the manner of connection with the outside world and the relevance for the further development of the profession;
  5. letter of recommendation on behalf of one of the supervisors of the study programme, explaining why the graduation work meets the criteria of the prize particularly well;
  6. letter of recommendation from an external expert;
  7. proof that the graduation project has been assessed to be 'good' / 8 or higer, signed by an authorised examiner (if available, not obligatory);
  8. documentation about the work, such as promotional material, reviews, prizes won, etc. (if available, not obligatory).

Send your digital entry to (you can use for this).

In case you have hard copy documents you want the jury to take a look at during their meeting - for instance a book, photos or a scale model (in case of video or audio material: a digital entry is sufficient) - you could also send it to:

AHK - Department Quality, communications and policy
Attn. Jury AHK Graduation Prize
PO Box 15079
1001 MB Amsterdam

or hand it off to the secretariat of the Service Bureau, 3rd floor of the Academy of Theatre and Dance, Jodenbreestraat 3 (open until 17:30). 

Please, email

'I experienced the prize as a great aknowledgement to my work on a personal level and with the institutions. It was a great support with funding requests and various institutions and an art gallery got interested in my work.'
Agnese Cornelio (Graduation Prize winner, Master of Film)