Now recruiting 10th graders!

Parsons the New School for Design is pleased to invite 10th graders who are interested in art and design to apply for an extraordinary pre-college scholarship opportunity in the Parsons Scholars […]

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INFO SESSIONS— update!

The Parsons Scholars Program application deadline has been updated to: Sunday, November 25th (end of the day) For all 10th graders interested in applying to the Parsons Scholars Program, join […]

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Diller, Scofidio and Renfro

We went to the incredible architecture firm, Diller, Scofidio and Renfro where Junior Architect Kumar Atre showed us the legacy of the firm’s work, and discussed what it’s like to work for a […]

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Teen Design Fair

We met at the Cooper Hewitt Teen Design Fair, where high-school students can meet professional designers and have intimate conversations with them about their careers and insights.  Scholars were particularly […]

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Digital Literacy Workshop

October 13, 2012 This afternoon, we met as a group to discuss the importance of digital literacy.  We talked about how to select a professional email address, opened up Gmail […]

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College Preparedness

This past Saturday both the Senior and Junior scholars started preparing for the college application process. The Seniors were introduced to their college mentors, and also started the college research process. By […]

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Pre-College Summer Academy

On Friday, August 10th, Parsons Scholars Program celebrated the accomplishments and lessons learned by the newest class of Scholars.  Before entering their junior year of high school, this dedicated group […]

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Summer Academy Survey!

Juniors: Please take a moment to fill out this survey in order to reflect on your experience during the summer session. https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dDI0TlVVM1VkTEdUa3cwTWhXVGNiR0E6MA Congratulations on completing your first summer program in the Parsons […]

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Scholars Class of 2012

Last night on August 2, 2012 we celebrated the graduation of 13 Scholars from our program. We had a great time celebrating their hard work, as well as that of […]

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SIS wrap-up!

Scholars! Please fill out this survey with your thoughtful reflections on your experiences lived throughout the Summer Intensive Studies program this month. As always, your honesty will help us better […]

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Paris 2012

Having fun in Paris, 2 first weeks visiting the city, learning some french and making new friends along the way.

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Rising Seniors Lunch

On Friday the 13th (Ooooh! Spooooky!) we took an hour or so to unwind! The coordinators, rising seniors, and a few mentors enjoyed a lunch together and chatted about the […]

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Emoti-Con! o.O

The Emoti-Con event was held at Parsons on June 2, where NYC youth showcased digital technology creations and engaged in conversations about the role of technology. Our senior scholars participated with […]

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Beyond Bullets PSA’s

Finally… presenting the two public service announcements created by the class of 2012 in the Parsons Scholars Program! These short films were created after the seniors decided they wanted to […]

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Horror Flicks!

These three short horror films were made by Parsons Scholars juniors during a festive filmmaking workshop led by Shola Ajayi over the Halloween weekend last fall.  After the Scholars learned […]

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Last day of Spring Academy classes

On Saturday, April 21st, Parsons Scholars celebrated their accomplishments this semester in the program-wide Pre-College Academy Open Studio.    We were fortunate to have alumni visitors, who always warm our […]

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Colleges!!! Yay!!!

The Juniors Visit Colleges! During Spring Break week the Juniors took time to visit SVA, Pratt, and FIT! Here are some of the pictures from their visit to Pratt!

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Parsons Festival!

We warmly invite all past & present Parsons Scholars, friends, and family as well as the Parsons community to join us in the Opening Celebration of the Parsons Festival Exhibition on […]

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Justice for Trayvon Workshop

REMINDER: On Friday we’re hosting a workshop/discussion for all grades of Parsons Scholars on the murder of Trayvon Martin. **Please come with written paragraph of thoughts on what this case […]

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Fountain Art Fair

On March 10, the sophomore scholars went on a fieldtrip to the Fountain Art Fair where they were able to see different kinds of art-making, which they were excited to […]

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