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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A great article in Inhabitat about the High Bridge Project done by the Parsons Scholars in Spring 2009. This article has really impressive profiles of the students and their design solutions! The Bronx Times also did a nice writeup. In a continued effort to offer Parsons Scholars hands-on professional experience, the spring 2009 semester brought together the graduating Scholars to embark on their first internship involving an architecture design team effort that hoped would benefit the community and re-invigorate city parkland. With the guidance of faculty member Nick Brinen, the Scholars devoted their regular Saturday class time to visualizing the re-opening of the High Bridge, New York City’s oldest span of the Croton Aqueduct, that connects Manhattan and the Bronx […]Continue reading