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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The Juniors started their first session of SAT Prep with an all afternoon diagnostic test. While tests can be nerve wrecking, Scholars were reassured that practice exams are a good way to understand their own strengths and weaknesses so they can better prepare for the SAT exam this summer. Alongside Youth Advocates Havanna Fisher and Kevin Cadena, Scholars continued to develop their college research by forming a collaborative document that included a variety of colleges and information such as statistics, majors, demographic sand size. Next year, Juniors will reference this document to decide which colleges fit their career goals best and which ones they should apply to. Game Designer and Artist Prashast Thapan returned to lead a more in-depth game design workshop with the Juniors. […]

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