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About DesignPrep Scholars

Destined for a future in design? Apply to be a DesignPrep Scholar and broaden your creative horizons. Focused on design education and building professional skills, the FREE 1-year scholars program is an intensive design experience that includes hands on workshops with professional designers, college tours, studio visits, and the opportunity for paid internship placements.

WHO SHOULD APPLY

The DesignPrep Scholars program is open by application only to rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors enrolled in New York City high schools. Scholars must commit to a 1-week summer intensive, and weekly after school sessions throughout the school year.

 

 

option A: DesignPrep Scholars |  Architecture, Interior Design, and LAndscape ARCHITECTURE

Fall 2018 Only

Program dates: September 25, 2018 through December 18, 2018

Tuesdays, 4:30- 6:30 PM

During Fall 2018, DesignPrep Scholars will explore architecture, interior design, and landscape architecture. Scholars will build skills in problem-solving, creative thinking, and collaboration; make real-world connections; and engage in approaches that designers use to address complex challenges. In addition to working on hands-on projects, Scholars will meet designers from different fields and visit studios to learn more about the design process.

 

Click here to apply for Fall 2018 only.

Option B: DesignPrep Scholars | Fashion design, Graphic Design, Product Design, and Interaction Design 

Spring 2019 Only

Program dates: February 5, 2019 through May 14, 2019

Tuesdays, 4:30 – 6:30 PM

During Spring 2019, DesignPrep Scholars will explore fashion design, graphic design, product design, and interaction design. Scholars will build skills in problem-solving, creative thinking, and collaboration; make real-world connections; and engage in approaches that designers use to address complex challenges. In addition to working on hands-on projects, Scholars will meet designers from different fields and visit studios to learn more about the design process.

 

Click here to apply for Spring 2019 only.

 

option c: DesignPrep Scholars | Fall and spring semesters

Fall 2018 & Spring 2019

Program dates:  September 25, 2018 through December 18, 2018 and  February 5, 2019 through May 14, 2019

Tuesdays, 4:30 – 6:30 PM

Students can apply for both semesters during the 2018-19 school year to study the themes explored in the Fall and Spring.

Note: Students can apply for one semester or up two semesters during the 2018-19 school year. Submission of an application does not guarantee selection into the program. Students interested in taking advantage of opportunities offered in both the Fall and the Spring are encouraged to apply using Option C.

Click here to apply for Fall 2018 and Spring 2019.

Featured Image: Cooper Hewitt Museum on July 11, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Ben Hider)