High School Seniors Can Earn a Scholarship Worth Half Their Tuition

Winners of The Art Institute of California – Orange County Scholarship Competition earn tuition scholarships worth up to $46,000 for bachelor’s degree programs.

Santa Ana, CA, March 12, 2009 --(PR.com)-- For the seventh consecutive year, The Art Institute of California – Orange County offers high school seniors the chance to compete for one of eleven half-tuition scholarships valued at up to $46,000.

“With over 16 different degree programs available, students can explore the creative field that interests them,” said Melinda Lester, Dean of Academic Affairs. “The application submission requirements vary for each program but provide a good example of the type of work students will be expected to complete once enrolled at The Art Institute.”

All students are required to submit a 250-word essay, a résumé, letter of recommendation and high school transcript. Complete entry requirements can be found at www.ocscholarship.com.

Entries must be postmarked by Friday, March 13, 2009 and winners will be announced, Saturday, May 2 at The Art Institute of California – Orange County second annual fashion, music and art festival – Rock the Runway.

Media Contacts
Tricia Cook, 714.338.1303 or tacook@aii.edu
Veronica Orozco, 714.830.0221 or vorozco@aii.edu

About The Art Institute of California – Orange County
The Art Institute of California – Orange County is a design, media and culinary arts school providing bachelor’s and associate’s degree programs in Advertising, Baking & Pastry, Culinary Arts, Culinary Management, Digital Photography, Fashion Design, Fashion Marketing & Management, Game Art & Design, Graphic Design, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Media Arts & Animation, Visual Effects & Motion Graphics, Visual & Game Programming and Web Design & Interactive Media. Located in the heart of Orange County’s South Coast Metro region, The Art Institute is ideally situated in close proximity to Orange County’s thriving business community, cultural attractions, shopping, entertainment and its famous beaches. The school is one of The Art Institutes (www.artinstitutes.edu), a system of over 40 education institutions located throughout North America, providing an important source of design, media arts, fashion and culinary arts professionals.

The Art Institute of California - Orange County
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