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For Public Engagement Competition

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WIN A SCHOLARSHIP FOR A BACHELOR'S DEGREE AT THE NEW SCHOOL FOR PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT IN NEW YORK CITY


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"The New School for Public Engagement is committed to the university's founding values of academic innovation and social responsibility. It’s what I think a university should be in the 21st century—a place where professional, experiential, and liberal learning is integrated with civic engagement and real-world problem solving."

- David Scobey, Excecutive Dean The New School for Public Engagement

Eligibility

Open to adult and transfer students that want to begin their academic studies or resume unfinished studies at The New School for Public Engagement. Only those who have applied and have been accepted to a New School for Public Engagement undergraduate degree program are eligible. Winners are expected to start their undergraduate program at The New School for Public Engagement in the fall of 2014.

PRIZES
  • One full- and one partial-tuition scholarship for a bachelor's degree at The New School for Public Engagement
CHALLENGE
  • 3 multiple-choice question sets
  • “Tell your story” video-case
  • Short motivation statement
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The Challenge & Prizes

Win a scholarship for a bachelor’s degree at The New School for Public Engagement in New York City

COMPETITION PROCESS

Register

Once you enter the challenge, you will sign up with your name and email address or log in using with your Student Competitions account.

THE NEW SCHOOL QUIZ

This step will test your knowledge of The New School and its NYC campus!

Logical reasoning test

This step will test your logic and reasoning skills. Answer these multiple choice questions and put your left brain to work!

School Specific Quiz

Multiple-choice questions related to The New School for Public Engagement and its offerings.

CASE - TELL YOUR STORY

Solve the case by uploading a video - Tell your story and why you are New School!

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APPLY TO THE NEW SCHOOL FOR PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT

Apply to your chosen program by April 1, 2014. Visit The New School for Public Engagement's website for school requirements and deadlines.

(This step is only applicable for high school/college graduates & transfer students who are competing for the scholarship. High school students (graduating after June 2014) competing for additional prizes do not have to apply to The New School)

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Important dates

December 16, 2013: Competition opens for participation
April 1, 2014: Competition closes. All competition components must be completed and submitted
April 1, 2014: Application deadline - all necessary school and program documents must be received by The New School
May 14, 2014: Winners of the scholarships & additional prizes are announced
Fall 2014: Begin semester at The New School for Public Engagement!

 

ELIGIBILITY

Open to adult and transfer students that want to begin their academic studies or resume unfinished studies at The New School for Public Engagement. Winners are expected to start their undergraduate program in the fall of 2014.

Screening process

  • For the first part of the screening process, Student Competitions will judge and select 20 candidates.
  • All participants will be judged according to their overall performance in the competition. Finalists will be chosen based on competition results and video presentation of the creative case.
  • In order to be selected as a finalist, the participant needs to submit a full application to The New School for Public Engagement by April 1, 2014.
  • Representatives from The New School will then select and award the winners based on the applicant’s video presentation of the case and educational background. These participants will be contacted May 14, 2014 and published on Student Competitions website.
  • There will be a first and second prize scholarship winner

1st Prize

  • Full scholarship for a bachelor's degree program at The New School for Public Engagement. The scholarship covers 100% of tuition and mandatory fees for all credits necessary for the student to complete his/her degree within five years.
  • Winner's certificate

2nd Prize

  • Partial scholarship for a bachelor's degree program at The New School for Public Engagement. The scholarship covers 50% of tuition and mandatory fees for all credits necessary for the student to complete his/her degree within five years.
  • Winner's certificate

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