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Global Scholars Program in Graphic Communications, France

The many disciplines of Graphic Communications, including multimedia and game design, are global industries with both cultural and global markets to satisfy. This program will enhance the development and understanding of the animation/gaming process allowing students to experience first-hand the process professional animator’s use. Students will develop storyboards for animation and sequencing of activities, create traditional drawings to scan into computer programs and finish development of an interactive game or multimedia CD. Students will also take classes at Parsons Paris School of Art and Design and visit master works of art in a variety of museums.
Students will stay in an apartment like setting which will give them the opportunity to shop and eat from local markets and bistros. Students will participate in tours and cultural events in Paris and the surrounding area to gain knowledge of the people and culture of France.
Who is eligible to apply?
To be eligible to apply to this program you must:
• Be declared in the Graphic Communications or IT-Web Developer/Administrator program with all first semester program courses completed by May 10, 2011*
Be declared in Computer Animation, Digital Photography, Game Programming or Multimedia Advanced Technical Certificate with one of the following completed by May 10, 2011: Traditional Animation, and History (206-101), Digital Photography (204-107), Game Programming I (152-157) or Multimedia Graphics/Animation (204-147)*
• Have a program GPA of 3.0 or better
• Be in compliance with department and college policies

Scholarship Application Deadline:5 April 2011

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The Sainsbury Scholarship in Painting and Sculpture, The British School at Rome

prestigious awards for young painters and sculptors of outstanding promise
• one year’s residence at the British School at Rome(October 2011–September 2012)
• use of a spacious and well-lit studio
• full board and lodging plus an allowance (a grant of £500 per month; plus a travel grant of £1,200)
• membership of a vibrant residential community of artists and researchers

You Will Be
• a promising and ambitious painter or sculptor
• a graduate in Fine Art (or expect to have graduated before1 October 2011)
• under 30 years of age on 1 October 2011
• a British national or have been working professionally or studying at postgraduate level for at least the last five years in the UK (i.e. since December 2005)
• able to show the importance of a residency in Rome for your practice
• able to submit a portfolio of recent drawings and examples of either paintings or sculptures
• keen to share the benefits of a residential community

Scholarship Application Deadline
: 28 January 2011

Further Scholarship Information and Application