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Canadian design school offering $150000 in scholarship money

on Wednesday,December 02,2009 13:12

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In a move that is sure to please aspiring designers in the Great White North, the Vancouver College of Art and Design has announced plans to award $150,000 in scholarship money for graduating high school seniors interested in pursuing a degree in the arts.

The money will fund one student''s full tuition in addition to four half and 50 partial scholarships for students entering the schools fashion, interior design, 3D modeling animation, graphic design, wed design and fashion marketing and merchandising programs.

"At VCAD, we believe our students should follow their passion without worrying about financial status or hardship to their families," says the university''s Vice President of Academics, Bohdan Bilan. "With the VCAD High School Scholarship program, we can help them get there."

Coursework for the university is designed to contribute toward creating a designer''s professional portfolio in an attempt to help students enter the workforce.

The 35-year-old university accepts applications for all diploma granting and baccalaureate level course quarterly to better accommodate a student''s needs.

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