Call for Applications: William Randolph Hearst Scholarship

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The William Randolph Hearst Scholarship Fund was created in June of 1986. Funds from the Hearst Foundation Endowment support and encourage partnerships between Parsons and the non-profit community.

The scholarship committee will review all materials received for the William Randolph Hearst Scholarship and select winners in May 2013. Parsons will award scholarships of at least $2,000 each for as many as six students engaged in socially responsible art or design projects.

The committee will give preference to proposals that address issues related to: The Urban, Sustainability, Diversity, The Global, and Social/Personal Agency through Art/Design Practice. Financial need is also considered as a criterion.

Eligibility: Open to Parsons juniors, seniors, and graduate students. Interested students must submit all application materials by April 5.

Application Materials:

  1. Coversheet
  2. Project submission in PDF form
  3. Letter of recommendation

Students should send a single email with both the coversheet and project submission to Please indicate faculty recommender on the coversheet and ask the faculty member to email their letter directly to

Application Deadline: Friday, April 5, 2013, by 5:00 pm

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