The PAVE Student Design Competition in USA

The PAVE Student Design Competition in USA
The PAVE Student Design Competition in USA

DEADLINE: November 7, 2019


The PAVE Student Design Competition promotes “real world” design experience for college-level students interested in pursuing careers in the retail design industry. Students involved in retail planning, visual merchandising, interior design and branding programs are encouraged to participate in creating a dynamic design space for Bank of America. Students participating in our competition will demonstrate the will to innovate, redesign, and reinvent an actual retail design space.

This annual international competition is only open to college-level students involved in retail planning, design, visual merchandising, and branding programs. This year’s challenge Bank of America invites you to create the ideal university on-campus free standing pop-up banking experience for students during the beginning stages of their financial journey.


• What would you like the power to do?
At Bank of America, we ask this question every day of all those we serve. It is at the core of how we live our values, deliver our purpose and achieve responsible growth.


• Our Values
Deliver together. Act responsibly. Realize the power of our people. Trust the team.


• Our Purpose
To help make financial lives better, through the power of every connection.

Retail banking is undergoing a transition from transactions to relationships, and channel capabilities are rapidly evolving to serve client needs and expectations.

Consider this an invitation to reimagine the retail banking experience!


Prizes include grants to students and schools and winning students may even see their designs come to life. The competition is open to undergraduate students only.


Prizes Include:

First Place – $8,000
Second Place – $5,500
Third Place – $3,000
Honorable Mention – $1,000
*Winners will also receive a travel stipend to be honored at the 2019 PAVE Gala on December 4, 2019, in New York City
**Prizes awarded to teams of two will be split between both team members




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