Who Should Apply?

»  Professionals who wish to expand their career options into the area of social change.
»  Social entrepreneurs interested in the design process.
»  Academics who wish to teach design and social change.
»  Graduate students and college seniors who wish to focus in the area of social change.


The program is oriented towards all creative disciplines but we have had – and encourage – social entrepreneurs interested in the design process to apply.


»  Completed application, click on the link below under How to Apply.
»  You must be a working professional, an educator, or have completed at minimum your junior year of a college or university design program.
»  Apple Macintosh computer and programs for personal use.

Tuition + Credits

»  Tuition for the six week program is $6,000. Six undergraduate credits.
»  Tuition for the one week program is $1,000. One undergraduate credit.


»  For information on housing in the SVA dormitories contact Keren Moscovitch: residency [at]

How to Apply

All applicants are required to complete an application form:  Click here for the application.

In addition, we will also need to receive following:

»  Creative portfolio of 10 – 15 projects in digital jpeg format, each image not to exceed 1,000 pixels in width.
»  If you do not have a portfolio a written essay not to exceed 600 words about what motivates you to engage in the area of social change and why you want to participate in Impact!
»  Resume.

E-mail your application in one package to:
Keren Moscovitch
residency [at]

Limited Space Available

The priority application deadline was April 1, 2014. Space is limited to 15 students for each program and we will continue to accept applications until the programs are full. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

Click here to download a pdf containing all of the information about Impact!