The New School Competition

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The New School for Public Engagement Competition!

The New School, Since 1919

"If you want to be creative and innovative, if you want to challenge and question the status quo, if you want to be at the cutting edge of change, and if you really do want to make the world a better place, please join us."

The New School President David Van Zandt


  • One full- and one partial-tuition scholarship for a bachelor's degree program at each of the five participating divisions at The New School (10 scholarship winners in total).
  • Not graduating high school this year but interested in joining The New School one day? That’s great - you can still participate!
    Show us your creativity and you could win an Apple iPad Mini.
Finalists announced in 99 days


Open to high school students and college students globally who are interested in applying or transferring to one of the five participating divisions at The New School.


  • 3 multiple-choice
    question sets

  • “Why are you New
    School” video-case

  • Motivation statement
    and personal profile

Need inspiration? See last year’s winners and videos!