Art Institute sponsoring Martin Luther King Jr. Essay Contest
The city of San Bernardino has honored civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. for many years with a larger-than-life statue at City Hall. In 2009, The Art Institute of California – Inland Empire will do so with its “I Have A Creative Dream” scholarship competition. High school seniors and graduates interested in a career in creative arts should write a 500-word essay about their creative dream and submit it to The Art Institute of California – Inland Empire for the opportunity to win a scholarship.
(SAN BERNARDINO, Calif.) High school seniors and high school graduates have a chance to win a scholarship to The Art Institute of California – Inland Empire by participating in an essay contest honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
“This is an exciting way to win money for college,” said Melissa Medina-Cosio, who handles marketing for The Art Institute. The title for the 500-word essay is “I Have A Creative Dream,” which ties the creative and design focus of the local college with Martin Luther King Jr.
The tuition scholarships are for $3,000, $2,000 and a student supply kit. Awards are limited to one winner in each category.
The contest is part of Open House activities at The Art Institute of California – Inland Empire planned for Monday, January 19, Martin Luther King Day.
Medina-Cosio said the deadline for essays to be submitted is Monday, January 12. Winning students must be present at The Art Institute of California – Inland Empire on Martin Luther King Day, January 19 day to accept their scholarship.
Essays should be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, call (909)915-2109.
The Art Institute of California – Inland Empire offers Bachelor of Science degrees in Game Art & Design, Graphic Design, Web Design & Interactive Media, Interior Design, Fashion & Retail Management, and Media Arts & Animation. It offers an Associate degree in Graphic Design, and a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Fashion Design. The International Culinary School at The Art Institute of California – Inland Empire offers an Associate degree in Culinary Arts and a Bachelor of Science degree in Culinary Management. Each program is offered on a year-round basis, allowing students to work uninterrupted toward their degrees.
It’s not too late to start the new year at The Art Institute of California – Inland Empire. Courses begin Jan. 12 and classes are offered in the day, evening and on weekends for new and reentry students.
For more information or a free tour of The Art Institute of California – Inland Empire call (909) 915-2100 or go on line to artinstitutes.edu/inlandempire.
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