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Diverse Scholars Program

A collage of a diverse group of students working in different scenarios, including painting, talking to professors, observing art pieces in a gallery and conversing with one another.

The Diverse Scholars Program is a learning community of peer scholars where you’ll meet exciting new friends with similar interests. Membership in this cohort provides free access to optional activities, programs, and services designed to enhance the Pratt educational experience for BIPOC scholarship recipients. Diverse Scholars will have access to the following experiences at no cost:

  • Specialized orientation workshops during New Student Orientation.
  • Opportunity to live in a learning community with Diverse Scholars in your major.
  • Peer Mentorship program, connecting you with upper-class students in the program.
  • Personal college counselor to guide and support your college experience.
  • On-campus employment in positions aimed at providing leadership skills.
  • Community service opportunities 
  • Social gatherings
  • Health and wellbeing support programming

Diverse Scholarships

  • Alma H. Borgfeldt Scholarship
  • The Balenciaga and The Black Alumni of Pratt (BAP) Full Scholarship
  • Black Alumni of Pratt Endowed Scholarship
  • Bob Keane Memorial Scholarship
  • Burke-Vigeland Scholarship
  • Catbird Scholarship for Diversity in Jewelry Arts
  • Charles Bennett Scholarship
  • Harley M. Jones Endowed Scholarship
  • Harley Morton Jones Memorial Award Fund
  • Hiroko Nakamoto Interior Design Scholarship Endowed Fund
  • Jacques and Natasha Gelman Endowed Scholarship
  • Jae Kwan Woo Scholarship
  • James Seeman Endowed Scholarship
  • John Fling Memorial Scholarship
  • John Morning Award for Art and Service
  • Kathryn and Kenneth Chenault Scholarship
  • Lou Switzer Endowed Scholarship
  • Marcio Moreira Multicultural Scholarship
  • Piaule Scholarship
  • Ralph Appelbaum Endowed Scholarship
  • Ronald & Lois De Luca Scholarship
  • Ruben Delgado Memorial Scholarship
  • Wallace Agustus Rayfield

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