The 2014–2015 Worldstudio AIGA Scholarship jurors met in May 2014 and reviewed more than 200 applications from students attending art and design programs at colleges and universities across the country. Eleven scholarships and three honorable mentions were granted to an outstanding group of applicants in four categories, through the generous support of sponsors including the AIGA DC Continuum Fund Scholarship, AIGA-Tomoko Miho Fund Scholarship, Coyne Family Foundation, the Rebecca Marco Award and the Young Photographer’s Alliance.
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Dian Holton, AIGA DCMatt Kay, Original Champions of Design (OCD)Scott Santoro, Worksight
Vijay Matthews, W&Co.
Melinda BeckCharles Hively, 3x3 Magazine
Jerry Tavin, Young Photographers Alliance (YPA)Spencer Jones, Glasshouse ImagesBruce Katz, Bruce Katz Photo
Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships allow U.S. college students from minority and economically disadvantaged backgrounds not only to realize their artistic dreams, but also to give back to their communities. The program’s aims are to increase diversity in the creative professions and to foster social and environmental responsibility in the artists, designers and studios of tomorrow. To learn more about eligibility requirements and how to apply for next academic year’s scholarships, visit the Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships page.
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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Diversity and Inclusion, students
NEW YORK—August 5, 2014. Yathrib Ragsdale mentors minority, first generation, college bound students. Myles Thompson educates his college campus about African American art and culture. And
Kawing Ng manages a Meetup group called VolunteerNY to bring together people who share a common goal of giving back to the community. These talented and dedicated students are among 14 recipients of the 2014–2015 Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships, awarded each year to art and design college students who demonstrate a commitment to social responsibility.
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