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Apply Now for Cooper Hewitt's Design Scholars Program

Cooper Hewitt’s Design Scholars is a free after school program that features hands-on workshops with professional designers, design studio visits, and college tours during the school year. In Spring 2019, the program will feature fashion, graphic, product, and interaction design. Interested high school students must submit an application for the Design Scholars program. Accepted students must commit to weekly after-school sessions from 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm on Tuesdays during the spring 2019 semester. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Contact Meagan Mahaffy for more information at or (212) 849-8353.

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PASE Impact, FY 2023

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Afterschool Professionals Supported



Professional Development Events Offered

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NYC Youth Impacted

PASE believes all kids deserve a safe, nurturing space during out-of-school time where they have opportunities to explore their passions while connecting with and learning from caring adults. We exist to improve the quality of afterschool programs for children and teens living in poverty.

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