San Diego, CA
Photo: NSAD student Julia Wong (right) will study in Berlin thanks to a travel/research scholarship. She is pictured with architect Joshua Prince-Ramus during his recent NSAD lecture.
San Diego—June 19, 2012—NewSchool of Architecture and Design (NSAD) has named four winners of the International Travel/Research Scholarship administered by the NewSchool Arts Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to broadening both public and scholarly understanding of architecture and the built environment.
The winners of the $1,500 scholarships are:
· Julia Wong, Bachelor of Architecture program, who will study in Berlin.
· Siah Afrasiabi, Bachelor of Architecture program, who will study in Greece.
· Michael Flynn, Bachelor of Architecture program, who will study in Southeast Asia.
· Ymisserah Eddington, Master of Architecture program, who will study in Rome.
“The expansion of study abroad programs available to our students adds an essential richness to the quality of their educational experience,” said NSAD President Steve Altman. “We are impressed by the strength and depth of this year’s group of applicants, which speaks to the quality of the instruction they are receiving.”
The scholarships support study abroad through independent research projects approved by a faculty advisor; study abroad programs in Greece, Italy and Denmark; participation in programs and courses within the Laureate International Universities network; and international internship experiences. Winners of the scholarship must give a 30-minute presentation on their experience after they return from their study abroad.
For more information on the about the International Travel/Research Scholarship, visit the website of the NewSchool Arts Foundation.
About the NewSchool Arts Foundation
The NewSchool Arts Foundation (NSAF) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to broadening both public and scholarly understanding of architecture and the built environment. The NSAF sponsors the NewSchool Arts Foundation Lecture Series, a program of colloquial lectures by known scholars and architects. NSAF also provides scholarships and grants to students in NewSchool of Architecture and Design. The NewSchool Arts Foundation relies upon financial contributions and fundraising efforts in order to pursue its mission of broadening public knowledge and understanding of the field of architecture.
About NewSchool of Architecture and Design
NewSchool of Architecture and Design (NSAD), founded in 1980, is located in San Diego, California. NSAD is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS). ACICS is listed as a nationally recognized accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. NSAD’s Bachelor of Architecture, Master of Architecture and Executive Master of Architecture programs are accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB). NSAD also offers a pre-professional Bachelor of Arts in Architecture, a Bachelor of Science in Digital Media Arts, a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management, a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture, a Master of Landscape Architecture, a Master of Construction Management and a Master of Science in Architecture. NSAD was ranked among the top 10 undergraduate architecture schools in the western United States, according to the DesignIntelligence report “America’s Best Architecture & Design Schools 2012.” For more information, visit www.NewSchoolArch.edu.