Select high school students can receive a Pre-College program scholarship by submitting an application, a teacher recommendation, and course registration form.
Fall Application Deadline: Extended until October 10, 2014
Winter Application Deadline: January 15, 2015
Summer Application Deadline: June 6, 2015
The College of Art and Design has established the Young Artist Scholarship Program (YAP) program to provide access to Lesley's extensive Pre-College courses for talented, urban high school students with significant financial need. The program provides full tuition and fees. Interested students should contact the Office of Extended Programs, at 617.349.8011. Students must provide proof of financial needs. Scholarships are funded by: The Ralph Bradley Prizes and The Associated Grant Makers Summer Fund.
Students who successfully complete the Young Artist Residency (YAR) Program, and also plan to apply for undergraduate admission at the College of Art and Design or Lesley's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, are eligible to enroll in one Online Portfolio Preparation Class during the fall, winter, or summer session. As a service to alums, Lesley University will wave the tuition ($100) and technology fee ($25) for the Online Portfolio Prep courses and they only pay $30 to register.
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Our College Courses for High School Students host students from the Boston area as well as from around the world. Take a look at our Galleries to view student work.
Hear what students and faculty have to say about the Young Artist Residency (YAR) program.