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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