Student Opportunities

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All Schools

Saturday Art School at Pratt Institute Center for Art, Design and Community Engagement
Registration Deadline: Ongoing
Event: August 20, 2018
Contact: Wendy Margulies/718-636-3654
Pratt Institute's Saturday Art School is open to children and teens ages 6-18 interested in exploring a variety of media, techniques, and approaches. Saturday Art School is a teaching and learning laboratory where most classes are taught by art and design education students who are supervised by faculty. Class tuition is $300 per person for 10 classes during either fall or spring semester. Classes meet from 10am-12pm and take place on the Pratt Institute Brooklyn campus located at 200 Willoughby Avenue, Brooklyn, NY, 11205. For more information on topics such as financial aid eligibility and how to register, visit the Saturday Art School website.

High Schools 

Tech Scholars Program 
Registration Deadline: Ongoing
Event: August 6-10, 2018 (Cohort 1) or August 13-17, 2018 (Cohort 2)
Contact: hs.internships@nyhistory.org/212-485-9281
In this program, high school girls (grades 9-12) will explore the digital humanities at New-York Historical Society. Participants will have behind-the-scenes access to the Center for Women’s History where they will meet with curators and graduate fellows as well as conduct research on historical figures and events that continue to impact women today. Participants will learn basic html and CSS code to create websites to be hosted by New-York Historical Society. Participation in the program is $350 per student and scholarships are available to applicants who have qualified for free or reduced lunch in the past. The program will take place at 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024. For more information, please visit our website.

B’nai B’rith International Diverse Minds Writing Challenge
Submission Deadline: August 24, 2018 
Event: Ongoing
Contact: Laura Jeser
The Diverse Minds Writing Challenge is a scholarship competition that asks high school students to write and illustrate a children's book that tells a story of tolerance, diversity, or inclusion. Students currently enrolled in grades 9-12 and residing in New York City are eligible to participate. The first place individual or team will receive a college scholarship of $5,000 and B’nai B’rith will professionally publish their submission. Second and third place winners will also receive scholarships. The teacher of the student(s) who places first will receive a $1,000 stipend, and the school will receive a $500 grant. Visit the B’nai B’rith website for more details.

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