THE PARSONS SCHOLARS PROGRAM CENTERS PEOPLE OF COLOR IN THE EXPLORATION OF ART AND DESIGN WITHIN A COLLEGE ENVIRONMENT.

Thanks to everyone that applied for the 2018 cycle! The application is now closed.

 

The Parsons Scholars Program provides youth from under-represented backgrounds the opportunity to explore art & design in a college environment.

Accepted students receive college credit while preparing for the college admissions process at no cost to them. (Note: this is a pre-college scholarship, and not a college scholarship.) For more information, download our information sheet here.

The Parsons Scholars Program is a college access program for NYC public high school students who are passionate about pursuing higher education in art and design. Parsons Scholars dedicate their Saturdays and summers to studio coursework and workshops which expose them to a range of exciting art and design careers and majors.

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Alumni Artist Project Award!

The Parsons Scholars Program is proud to launch the first yearly Alumni Artist Project Award! APPLY HERE! DESCRIPTION: The Alumni Artist Project Award is an opportunity for Parsons Scholars Alumni to receive funding of up to $1500 to support new or ongoing projects that expand their practices as artists and designers in ways they wouldn’t otherwise be able to due to lack of access and/or inconsistent resources. This can include, but is not limited to, funding for supplies, space rental, transportation costs, artist fee/personal compensation, printing and distribution costs, personnel costs, equipment, travel, and technology. Building on the legacy of artists and designers of color, the Alumni Artist Project Award seeks to expand access to funding to artists and designers […]

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