Entry Deadlines Ahead for The Art Institutes Scholarship Competitions

Wed Jan 23, 2013 5:51pm EST

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Entries into Three Different Competitions due Jan. 24, Jan. 31 and Feb. 14
PITTSBURGH,  Jan. 23, 2013  /PRNewswire/ -- To be successful in a creative
field, you need both education and talent. The first step could be entering one
of The Art Institutes' scholarship competitions.

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Deadlines are coming right up for these competitions, which award more than  one
million dollars  in scholarships to The Art Institutes schools each year.
Creative students can enter competitions in design, fashion or culinary.

To enter, view the competition rules or for a list of all participating
locations visit  www.aicompetitions.com.  Follow the competition with this
hashtag:  #AiCompetitions.

The Art Institutes Best Teen Chef and Culinary Scholarship Competitions: 
Deadline for entry:  January 24, 2013 
Students with a craving for culinary can enter either The Art Institutes Best
Teen Chef Competition for high school seniors or The Art Institutes Culinary
Scholarship Competition for high school graduates.

Selected finalists will participate in a cook-off competition at each
participating Art Institutes school judged by professional chefs and culinary
faculty. Those competing in the cook-off receive recipes to practice in advance
and an opportunity to attend a pre-competition coaching session. The first-place
winner in the high school senior competition earns a  $4,000  tuition
scholarship; second-place earns a  $1,000  scholarship. The first-place winner
in the high school graduate competition earns a  $1,500  scholarship.

The Art Institutes and Americans for the Arts Poster Design Competition:
Deadline for entry:  January 31, 2013
The Art Institutes and Americans for the Arts Poster Design Competition
challenges high school seniors and high school graduates to design a poster that
best expresses the theme "You Can Create Tomorrow."  The local winner in the
high school senior category earns a  $3,000  tuition scholarship and the local
winner in the high school graduate/adult category earns a  $1,000  scholarship
to attend The Art Institutes school where they entered the competition.

The first place winner in each category will progress to the national
competition. The grand prize winner at the national level in the high school
senior category earns a full tuition scholarship; the grand prize winner in the
high school graduate category earns a  $10,000  tuition scholarship to The Art
Institutes school where they entered the competition.

The Art Institutes Passion for Fashion Competition:  Deadline for entry: 
February 14, 2013
The 2013 Passion for Fashion Scholarship Competition offers high school seniors
the chance to bring their fashion ideas to life and earn a tuition scholarship
to The Art Institutes school of their choice. Students can enter the competition
in one of two categories - Fashion Design or Fashion Marketing & Merchandising
and Retail Management. Some locations of The Art Institutes offer only one
category.  

Local competitions take place at each participating Art Institutes school
throughout the U.S. and  Canada.  The Fashion Design and Fashion Marketing &
Merchandising and Retail Management competition winners each earn a  $3,000 
tuition scholarship. The first place winners will move on to the national
competition.  

Two national grand prize winners each earn a half-tuition scholarship to their
respective Art Institutes school and receive a VIP trip to  New York City  where
they will participate in a "meet and greet" at Seventeen magazine's  New York 
offices, have lunch with a Seventeen Style Pro, and receive both a  $500 
shopping spree at DKNY with the Style Pro and a  $500  gift card to shop
anywhere in the Big Apple.

About The Art Institutes
The Art Institutes (www.artinstitutes.edu) is a system of more than 50 schools
located throughout  North America. The Art Institutes schools provide an
important source for design, media arts, fashion and culinary professionals.
Several institutions included in The Art Institutes system are campuses of 
South University  or  Argosy University. OH Registration # 04-01-1698B; AC0165,
AC0080; Licensed by the  Florida  Commission for Independent Education, License
No. 1287, 3427, 3110, 2581. Since The Art Institutes is comprised of several
institutions, see  aiprograms.info  for program duration, tuition, fees, and
other costs, median debt, federal salary data, alumni success, and other
important info.

SOURCE  The Art Institutes


Jacquelyn P. Muller, Vice President - Communications/PR, Education Management,
+1-412-995-7262, jpmuller@edmc.edu; Devra Pransky, Sr. Director of
Communications, The Art Institutes, +1-412-995-7685, dpransky@edmc.edu

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