6 Week Program: July 6 – August 14, 2015

1 Week Program: June 21 – 26, 2015


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

Applications are closed for the summer of 2015. Please check back in the fall for information about our 2016 program.

For future reference:  All applicants are required to complete an application form. The links below take you to the SVA website where you can apply.

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.

Application Deadline

We will announce the 2016 deadlines later in the fall of 2015.

Click here to download a pdf with this year’s (2015) program information.

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