The 2011–2012 Worldstudio AIGA Scholarship jurors met in May 2011 and reviewed more than 500 applications from students attending art and design programs at colleges and universities across the country. Thirteen scholarships and eight honorable mentions were granted to an outstanding group of applicants, in five categories, through the generous support of sponsors including the AIGA DC Continuum Fund Scholarship, Coyne Family Foundation, Kraus Family Foundation, Mohawk Fine Papers, the Young Photographer’s Alliance and an anonymous donor.
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Junior, California State of BakerfieldAnonymous Honorable MentionDownload Paris’s essay and portfolio
Junior, Cooper UnionKraus Family Foundation AwardDownload Christian’s essay and portfolio
Graduate student, YaleKraus Family Foundation Award and Anonymous AwardDownload Lavar’s essay and portfolio
Freshman, Parsons New School of DesignKraus Family Foundation AwardDownload Jamilla’s essay and portfolio
Freshman, Kendall College of Art and DesignAnonymous Honorable MentionDownload Isaac’s essay and portfolio
Graduate student, Portland State UniversityAnonymous Honorable MentionDownload Sharita’s essay and portfolio
Freshman, California College of the ArtsAnonymous Honorable MentionDownload Breanna’s essay and portfolio
Graduate student, Yale University School of ArtCoyne Family Foundation AwardDownload Njoki’s essay and portfolio
Freshman, Art Center College of DesignCoyne Family Foundation AwardDownload Rhanhee’s essay and portfolio
Courtney La Prince
Junior, Moore College of Art and DesignAIGA DC and Anonymous Honorable MentionDownload Courtney’s essay and portfolio
Junior, School of Visual ArtsCoyne Family Foundation and Anonymous AwardDownload Daniel’s essay and portfolio
Freshman, School of the Art Institute of ChicagoMohawk Fine Papers AwardDownload Pyungwha’s essay and portfolio
Sophomore, Ringling College of Art and DesignMohawk Fine Papers Honorable MentionDownload Savana’s essay and portfolio
Freshman, Maryland Institute College of ArtAIGA DC and Mohawk Fine Papers AwardDownload Jessica’s essay and portfolio
FreshmanAnonymous Honorable MentionDownload Paige’s essay and portfolio
Senior, Pratt InstituteAnonymous Honorable MentionDownload Diego’s essay and portfolio
Graduate student, YaleYoung Photographer’s Alliance AwardDownload Katie’s essay and portfolio
Kathya Maria Landeros
Graduate student, Massachusetts College of Art and DesignYoung Photographer’s Alliance AwardDownload Kathya’s essay and portfolio
Freshman, School of the Art Institute of ChicagoYoung Photographer’s Alliance AwardDownload Hayden’s essay and portfolio
Senoir, School of the Art Institute of ChicagoYoung Photographer’s Alliance AwardDownload Alena’s essay and portfolio
Junior, Pratt InstituteYoung Photographer’s Alliance AwardDownload Kevin’s essay and portfolio
Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships allow college students from disadvantaged backgrounds to realize their artistic dreams. Apply by March 28 for the 2014–2015 academic year.
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