Award Prize


The winners from each category will be awarded a 6-month paid internship in their respective fields at Dolce&Gabbana in Milan, Italy. The programme includes economy tickets, accommodation, and an allowance of 600 Euros per month.


01 Submission Start Date: 2-September-2024

02 Submission Deadline: 15-November-2024

Terms & Conditions


  • The competition is open to UAE Nationals aged between 18 and 30 years and who have a passion for fashion or jewellry design.
  • The competition is open to both university/college students and recent graduates (within the past three years).
  • The competition is only open to Emirati Nationals.
  • Applicants may apply to one of the two macro-categories (Fashion, Jewellry) and within can enter the competition to as many themes as they choose (minimum 1).
  • Participants must have a strong interest in fashion or jewellry design and must be able to demonstrate their skills and creativity through their submission.

Budget and Schedule Planning

  • A winner from each category will be awarded a six-month paid internship in their respective field at Dolce&Gabbana in Milan or Legnano, Italy. The programme includes economy tickets, accommodation, and a 600 Euros monthly allowance.
  • Six finalists (three in fashion and three in jewellery) will be invited to present their work at the annual Abu Dhabi Festival.

Panel Review Process

A jury comprised of ADMAF, Dolce&Gabbana, and key individuals from the creative and cultural industries will assess the applications and select the 6 finalists, among whom the three winners will be chosen.

Entries will be evaluated based on their originality, craftsmanship, ingenuity, and overall quality. In all aspects of the competition, the jury’s decision is final and binding.


  • By entering this competition, an entrant is indicating his/her agreement to be bound by these terms and conditions.
  • The entries are only accepted by UAE Nationals individuals not groups.
  • The competition is free to enter.
  • Only completed entries will be accepted.
  • Competition entrants will not receive payment for their entries.
  • For the fashion category, the limited capsules shall be realized in the quantity established by DG and could be sold by DG and/or company belonging to Dolce&Gabbana group. The related company belonging to Dolce&Gabbana will give each finalist 10% of NET sales.
  • Participants grant Dolce&Gabbana and ADMAF the right to use their name, likeness, and submitted materials for promotional and marketing purposes related to the competition.
  • In entering the Award, applicant warrants that their entry is completely original under his/her own creation, all content therein is accurate and lawful, and does not contain material that is harmful, libelous, or defamatory to, or material that may infringe the right of, any person or entity in any nature. The applicant will be obliged to indemnify any damage ADMAF may suffer because of any inconsistency with the foregoing.
  • The winner agrees to appear in all photographs and films associated with the award and will be requested to sign a waiver accordingly.
  • The winner agrees to exhibit their work during any activity taking place in Abu Dhabi Festival 2025 or any other activity organized by ADMAF or Dolce&Gabbana during 2024/2025.
  • The winners agree to be present at the award ceremony that will take place during the Abu Dhabi festival 2025.
  • The winner agrees to join the ADMAF Alumni and contribute to the promotion of future editions of the award.
  • The applicant’s contact details will be added to the ADMAF database to receive future updates from the Foundation.
  • The award will take place in the UAE territory. The applicable law is that in force in the UAE. The Release is subject to the Italian law.

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Applications opening in September 2024

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