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John L. Tishman Scholarship

Eligibility: Open to students from all colleges of The New School

Application Deadline: Thursday, December 3, 2020

The Tishman family generously funds scholarships for students at Parsons and other schools of the university who show interest in, and a commitment to, sustainable development, design, and construction. Every fall semester, approximately $50,000 is awarded to the top applicants.

Student awards are made on the basis of the following considerations:

  • Academic standing
  • Demonstrable focus on sustainability issues
  • Demonstrable civic engagement/social justice work relating to sustainability
  • Involvement in projects that support sustainability in the infrastructure and ecology of their communities

To apply, click here. The application requires 1) a résumé that details work related to furthering sustainable design; 2) a cover letter that addresses past participation in sustainable practices, work, or projects and/or future projects or initiatives with a mission connected to sustainability; 3) and a letter of recommendation from a member of the faculty or community member who can speak to your commitment to and efforts for sustainability.

If you have any questions, please contact