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

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

ONE WEEK: Implementing Impact! Strategies for Creative Intervention

SIX WEEKS: Impact! Design for Social Change

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]

Application Deadline

For the six-week program we are accepting applications on a first-come first-serve basis until the program is full. The one-week program is sold out for this summer, if you would like to be added to the wait-list send us an e-mail or check back in the Fall of 2015 for information on 2016.

Click here to download a pdf with additional program information.

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