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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Prashast Thapan & The Museum of Moving Image Trip: December 1, 2018

This Saturday, Scholars met with Phashast Thapan an independent Game Developer, Artist, and Graphic Designer that has worked for MTV, Viceland, Chillin Island and more. Thapan grew up in New Delhi, India and attended the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) where he majored in Graphic Design and experimented with gaming. He shared his journey as an artist, his experience at fellowships and moving between jobs before sustaining himself as a freelance artist. Scholars were fascinated by his work and his perseverance in creating a career path that suited his interests. Afterward, the Scholars visited the Jim Henson Exhibition at the Museum of Moving Image to explore the intersection of art and digital media for themselves. Fascinated by Jim Henson’s […]

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