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Friday, May 13, 2016
PRATT YOUNG SCHOLARS
Three-year Art and Design Scholarship Program
Fall 2016 Sophomores apply by June 1
We are now accepting applications for the next class of Pratt Young Scholars!
This is a great opportunity for students to learn more about art and design, meet other students with similar interests, and prepare for college in a creative environment! To apply, students must be entering the 10th grade this fall.
Pratt Young Scholars is a need-based, three-year scholarship providing instruction in art and design with college preparation to motivated high school students. This Scholarship, valued at $6300, covers three years of studio instruction, all art materials for courses taken, college access program, SAT prep course in July, and guidance through the college application process.
Classes meet: Wednesdays, 5 - 7pm, and on Saturdays, 10am – 1:30pm, from October 1 – April 22nd. Summer Schedule: 2-4 week session in July
Students entering 10th grade in the 2016-2017 school year are eligible to apply if they:
- Demonstrate an interest in art and design
- Display academic merit (above a C average)
- Commit to attending classes on Wednesdays after school and Saturdays for three years (no exceptions), as well as July summer programs
- Attend a New York City public school
- Meet the income eligibility guidelines
APPLY ONLINE by June 1, 2016.
For additional information and application instructions, visit www.pratt.edu/scholars. Please don’t hesitate contact us with any questions, and we look forward to hearing from you!
Know a rising senior attending a NYC public or private school who should be nominated for this four-year full tuition scholarship?
Posse is looking for its next group of talented Scholars: motivated, dynamic, actively engaged students who believe they belong at the nation's best colleges and universities. I have the pleasure of nominating students for this program on behalf of Brooklyn, Jack and Jill.
Interest Meeting: Monday, May 23rd @ 6PM (RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org for location details)
*Posse started because of one student who said, "I never would have dropped out of college if I had my Posse with me." That simple idea, of sending a group (posse or 'squad' in today's parlance) of students together to college so they could back each other up," became the impetus for a program that today has sent thousands of students to top colleges and universities throughout the United States.
Learn More About Posse: www.possefoundation.org