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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Building A Resume

This morning, sophomore scholars began collecting information on their work or volunteer experience, skills, and extracurricular activities to develop resumes. During the afternoon they visited the computer lab to reviewed different resume formats and get familiar with tools they could use on Adobe Photoshop to stylize there resume format. The workshop began with scholars defining the purpose of a resume and ways it can be used. They also reviewing the kind of information a resume should include and how to create a resume that highlights your capabilities even if you haven’t previously had a job. Youth Advocate Darielle, reminded scholars, ”just because you haven’t had a job yet doesn’t mean you have nothing to put on a resume or that […]

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