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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PLAYTECH + Pratt Admissions Representative: December 1, 2018

This week Seniors continued finishing their college applications and took a break to attend the PLAYTECH event hosted by The School of Art, Media, and Technology (AMT) at Parsons in partnership with Open Campus. Scholars joined the New School community to listen to presentations, test games, and interact with multimedia projects developed by students, faculty, and professionals in the field. Scholars engaged with game designs and digital projects as they networked over pizza. The day concluded with a visit from a Pratt admissions representative to discuss internships and various opportunities at the school. Scholars were happy to ask in depth questions about the admissions process and ways to make their applications stand out.

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