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Design competition seeks to provide scholarships for creative students

on Tuesday,January 19,2010 23:01

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With the economic recession creating a dire financial situation in many homes across the countries, some high school seniors may be having a hard time affording college. In an effort to help advance the education of inner city kids gain access to higher education, the Art Institute of Atlanta has announced its 2010 Poster Design Competition for Georgian high school students.

The competition, which awards up to a full-tuition scholarship for students entering a local art institute, is designed to create opportunities for students interested in pursuing a career in graphic design or obtaining a degree in the creative arts.

Entrants are tasked with creating an interesting and unique poster reflecting the competition''s message that "Life Is Better With Art In It."

"We are honored to be able to sponsor the National Poster Design Competition for talented high school seniors who are artistically creative," claims the Institute''s campus director, Brian Mazur. "The competition enables teens to demonstrate their creative perspectives and presents an opportunity to pursue an education in a field they are passionate about. Now in its seventh year, the competition is a way to encourage and reward exceptional young artistic talent and nurture it in a formal, academic setting."
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