Parsons Scholars Pre-College Program
Parsons Scholars is a college preparatory program designed to give access to Parsons to a
diverse body of talented students who might not otherwise have such
an opportunity. The program offers multiyear scholarships to New York City public high school students.
Please refer to this information worksheet for details on how to apply.
The Parsons Scholars program is a multi-year, need-based scholarship program for motivated New York City public school students interested in art and design study. Accepted students participate from 10th grade through 12th grade.
Parsons Scholars have the opportunity to explore a wide variety of studio subjects in the Pre-College Academy and Summer Intensive Studies programs, where they acquire skills and knowledge that will help them gain admission to and succeed in colleges of art and design. In addition to taking classes, students participate in workshops and field trips to gain exposure to art and design fields. Students earn college credit and a Pre-College Certificate from Parsons upon successful completion of the Parsons Scholars program.
For more information, visit the Parsons Scholars website.
To see Parsons Scholars in action, visit the Parsons Scholars blog.
Please contact us at 212.229.8933 x3 or ParsonsScholars@newschool.edu.
Parsons thanks the following individuals and organizations for their support of the Parsons Scholars program: the Coach Foundation, the Richard and Jean Coyne Family Foundation, Hyde and Watson Foundation, Jacob and Gwendolyn Knight Lawrence Foundation, LF USA, the New York Community Trust, the Surdna Foundation, the Theodore Luce Charitable Trust, individual donors, and donations made by Parsons The New School for Design.
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