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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Come One, Come All: Open Studios + Parent Presentations

Today was Open Studios, which marked the end of the Juniors and Sophomores Pre-College Academy classes for the spring semester. Alongside all of the students enrolled in pre-college courses at Parsons, Scholars showcased the artwork they produced as part of their classes. The artwork often ranges in mediums such as design, photography, fashion, painting, illustration, and architecture. The junior scholars roamed freely from class to class, locating the artwork of their peers and taking it in. After open studios and pizza, the junior scholars received their second diagnostic test scores and were able to review areas for improvement. They were proud to announce how much their scores improved from the first diagnostic test and shared how important it is to […]

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