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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Curating 101: Installing the 2019 Capstone Exhibition

Today the seniors continued to put finishing touches on their work; stitching loose ends, sewing voodoo dolls, and combining video footage till their hard work finally paid off! Their capstone projects were complete, and it was finally time to hang the exhibition in the Social Justice Hub at The New School.  But how do you hang an exhibition?! The seniors worked together with Nadia Williams and Anthony Bryant to curate a space that was unified by the identity and diversity of everyone in their exhibition. They made collaborative decisions on how to mount photos, considered how an audience should experience the audio in their films, and decided how they would arrange mixed media projects. They selected the proper tools to […]

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