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.

For more information including application and registration details please visit the Parsons site.

Parsons School of Design is pleased to invite 10th graders who are interested in art & design to apply for an extraordinary pre-college scholarship opportunity.

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.) Fore more information, download our information sheet here.

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  • Spring 2017 Social Justice Teach-In
    On March 18, the advocates and PSP staff led a social justice teach-in for sophomore and senior scholars and mentors. After lunch in the Social Justice Hub, we gathered for an afternoon of collaborating to create a shared vision of our goals for the future we want to live in, and break down how we ...

See more of what the Scholars are up to each week on our blog. 

Applying for the Parsons Scholars Program

Applications for current 10th graders are currently closed. To sign up to be notified when we open our applications in Fall 2017, please email parsonsscholars@newschool.edu.